Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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no more vodka...head hurts too much, Krakow, Poland travel blog

no more vodka...head hurts too much

A travel blog entry by jay29

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... the place was only steps away from the heart of the old town where most bars, restaurants and clubs are located. If you can get to only one city in Poland, come to Krakow...there is more to see, more to do and the people are much friendlier than in ...

Velcome to Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Velcome to Poland

A travel blog entry by segacs

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Hello from Krakow, Poland, ver the veather is very very vet. Yes, another day, another country. Two, actually, since we drove through Slovakia yesterday to arrive here, stopping for lunch in a small town called Banksa Bystricia. Yes, the fast pace ...

Camp Krak, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Camp Krak

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... . That evening, as it was Melanie's birthday, we decided to try the 100 club. As we had arranged this properly, we were using Krakow commemorative glasses, same size as the canisters though. We set off, as it was colder and no dinner, it was harder to do. ...

Vodka Tasting and Concentration Camps, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Vodka Tasting and Concentration Camps

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... Poland so with 4 days till my flight I booked a train to Krakow and 28 hours later I was there! Krakow is one the hippest cities in Poland. Krawkow is know for its beautiful peaks, views, history, and also it's proximity to the Nazi Death Camp ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by jag

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... others paintings from Leonardo da Vinici and Rembrandt. We also visited the Wawel, a hilltop with a castle and cathedral overlooking Krakow from the south. During our stay in Krakow we took a day trip 60kms out of town to visit the concentration ...

Our Polish Experience, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Our Polish Experience

A travel blog entry by peterandjane

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... coffee here.  From Warsaw it was another train trip south to Krakow, this time only about four hours.  Krakow is one of Poland's oldest cities and was the medieval capital until it was moved to Warsaw in 16th century. We based ...

It Doesn't Rain Underground, Krakow, Poland travel blog

It Doesn't Rain Underground

A travel blog entry by diane.reed

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Very cold, wet, windy. The town square in Kraków is spectacular,but hard to enjoy in such conditions. Somehow a hot coffee became much more appealing than another talk by a tour guide. St Mary's church was not only a welcome escape, but displayed a ...

Back to Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Back to Krakow

A travel blog entry by dancera

Back to Krakow. Back to the same hostel, same room. Got in in the evening and went out to Balaton on Grodzka street for Hungarian food. Outside the sky was becoming very eerie and as we left the restaurant it started to downpour. Everyone took cover under ...

Salt mines and hair cuts and layers - oh my!, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Salt mines and hair cuts and layers - oh my!

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores

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... off to find a hairdresser to cut it - considering the plethora of hairdressers that sprung out of every crack and hollow in Krakow, I didn't think I'd have a problem. The first place we went to didn't have a hair straightener, which is a bit of an odd ...

Kazimierz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Kazimierz

A travel blog entry by natter_17

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Kazimierz: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazimierz Kazimierz (Latin: Casimiria; Yiddish Kuzmir) is a historical district of Kraków (Poland), best known for being home to a Jewish community from the 14th century until the Second World ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by guruzers

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Wieliczka Salt Mines are a MUST SEE, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wieliczka Salt Mines are a MUST SEE

A travel blog entry by ka.duncan

... mines are a must see if you are in Krakow. Went on a walking tour of the old city. Saw the oldest Synagogue in Poland. It is near 'Ariels' a famous Jewish restaurant. Visited the castle and cathedral on Wawel Hill and saw the fire-breathing dragon statue ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by cora_explorer

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... a club last night with some people from the hostel and danced until the early monring hours.  I've learned a few things about Krakow; cherry vodka tastes like cough medicine, and  people smoke everywhere! Today I headed up to the castle which ...

The most storks in Europe are in Poland, Kraków, Poland travel blog

The most storks in Europe are in Poland

A travel blog entry by thinkdontmiss

By the time we arrived at the Czestichowa Monastery, the sun was shining.  We were assigned a very pleasant priest to be our guide and he seemed anxious to show us all the beautiful artifacts in their possession.  He described the Black ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by colerumbough

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... other death camps like it, then? Enough about extermination camps. The ship was docked in Gdansk but most of my time in Poland was spent in Krakow, the other side of the country (that took 8 hours to get to by bus). Some people stayed in Gdansk and ...

Plan B, Bye Bye Berlin, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Plan B, Bye Bye Berlin

A travel blog entry by bradthebard

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... from there to Prague. Well, I missed my flight from Berlin, it was at 1:30am, not 1:30pm. So, hence Plan B. Berlin-Krakow-Budapest-Brasov-Bucharest-Istanbul-Budapest-Vienna-PRAGUE all by train. In the last few days in Berlin, the weather got worse and my ...

Not the happiest of days, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Not the happiest of days

A travel blog entry by kiaelise

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... for 2 nights already and had seen much of the very beautiful city.  So I decided that my last day in Krakow, and subsequently my last day in Poland, I should go to Auschwitz.  "Why would you want to go to Auschwitz?"  It is not so much ...

The Road to Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Road to Krakow

A travel blog entry by gouldy

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... sandwich.  Up until this point I had not really gotten to know Jerome (the French Bob Marley).  He had lived in Krakow for several years and now (totally broke) planned to stay while he saved up money street performing to go  to France. He ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by mlavict

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... the city after much hand waving and blank looks with the bus driver. It would appear that we were spoiled in Amsterdam and in Poland not everyone speaks English and we haven't quite mastered the Polish language. Once off the bus we decided to take our ...

The Evil Kebob ?, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Evil Kebob ?

A travel blog entry by ejabbour

... nbsp; As the afternoon progressed, Katrina & her mom both became ill.  We later found out that all of her family from Poland got sick also.  It seems like there was a GI bug going around rather than traveler's sickess (didn't I just get ...

The polish onslaught streching out our ..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

The polish onslaught streching out our ...

A travel blog entry by 3_canadians

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... . The salt mines were our first stop on our visit to Krakow. ---------------------------------------------------- The salty side of Poland. ---------------------------------------------------- "How is salt mined anyhow?" was our first question to ...

Not all it's Krak'd up to be, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Not all it's Krak'd up to be

A travel blog entry by renjel_warrior

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... station, and in a bit of pain too! No i wasn't mugged (yay for me) but had to sleep sitting up. Coming up to Krakow, i was approached by a girl in a "tourist information" t-shirt asking if i had any accomodation arranged. I said no. She then provided the ...

Sunday, Day of Rest, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Sunday, Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by conniemcc

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I've been in Poland a week now and feel a lot more oriented. The weather this weekend has been beautiful and sunny - I think we were in the high 60s this afternoon. Today was the day of President Kaczynski's funeral service in St. Mary's Cathedral ...

Aushwitz and Birkenau, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Aushwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by becky23

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... tons of people into thinking that it's right... But yes. All in all, a good thing to experience. But then we headed back to Krakow, after sleeping heavily on the bus ( i think i was drooling.... not going to lie...) then i needed to eat something... and ...

The original capital of Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The original capital of Poland

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle

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Concentration camps, sand mines and another old town to ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by ben27

... been through Oloumoc in the east of the Czech Republic and tomorrow will go through Down to Zakopane in the south of Poland, close to the boarder of Slovakia. Krakow is a brilliant city to see, just as long as you're not wearing one of the polish football ...

Into Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Into Poland

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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Our first stop in Poland was into Krakow, which we actually almost missed, having made a wrong connection. In the end we made it though, and it was really impressive to walk into the main square for the first time. It's one of the biggest in Europe, and ...

Czesc! Our Time at Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Czesc! Our Time at Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by katie-and-phil

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... this terrible place. We only spent one day in Krakow, but that evening we wish we had another day to explore the city. I would say, if you're in the area--it is definitely worth spending a few days in Poland and experiencing Auschwitz. We are glad we ...

Last day in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Last day in Krakow

A travel blog entry by dancera

... some random people and they told us that tonight the guys were not selling the kielbasas. Bummer! Our last night! So we ended up at Alchemia in Kazimierz. It is a really chill place. My teacher from last year always talked about it. Good bye ...

Krakow City, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow City

A travel blog entry by natter_17

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... ://www.krakow.pl/en/turystyka/?id=wawel.html Krakow dormitory, Barbakan, Grunwald Monument http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbican_of_Krak%C3%B3w http://info-poland.buffalo.edu/classroom/JM/krakow.html ...

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