Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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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 ...

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, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by hippler

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... his rope belt as he got into it. We visited the salt mine, which is the biggest tour draw in Krakow. It's a former salt mine that pretty much made Poland a ton of money for centuries. Over the decades, miners started carving statues in the walls and ...

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 ...

Footloose in KRAKOW, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Footloose in KRAKOW

A travel blog entry by footloosetv

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Our filming tour in East Europe was to three beautiful cities (Budapest, Prague & Krakow) from the former Eastern Bloc which have a very different history to our own. The interesting changes since the fall of Communism, as well as their ...

Poland: cheap food, salt mines, Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Poland: cheap food, salt mines, Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by carleenrenee

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I have already decided that I absolutely love Poland. Granted, we have only been here for a few days so far, but so far it is fantastic. Krakow reminds me so much of Prague. Like Prague, it wasn't bombed to pieces during WWII, so it has lots of beautiful ...

KRAKOW = GOOD PUFF PASTRIES, Krakow, Poland travel blog

KRAKOW = GOOD PUFF PASTRIES

A travel blog entry by unbound

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From Budapest we took an overnight train to Krakow, Poland. This was another fun train ride. We got a sleeper cabin. We hoped it would just be us, but maybe another person. Nope...all 6 beds were taken. For those of you who have ever seen what a 2nd ...

The City of Salt and Synagogues, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The City of Salt and Synagogues

A travel blog entry by theresapitts

... rest of eastern Europe alone. It was the first time I'd slept in a room by myself since leaving Uganda 3 months ago. I loved Poland, despite getting off to a rather rough start. My grandfather passed away, then hours later, my camera was stolen. It ...

I like it so i had to put a ring on it, Krakow, Poland travel blog

I like it so i had to put a ring on it

A travel blog entry by lukeandbelinda

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Our last four days have been spent in Krakow, the true capital of Poland so we were told by our tour guide Peter. He actually compared Warsaw to Canberra, shit city that is the capital only by name and a place to hide all the annoying politicians. Krakow ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie

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... spent quite a while recovering and still stunned in disbelief about how we managed to catch that train! That evening we arrived in Krakow and wanted to head straight to our hotel... it was getting late after all. Unusually, we had to first search for ...

Wandering through Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wandering through Krakow

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... nbsp; As it was Sunday, there were many locals enjoying a walk around the castle as well.                 Lovely day all around.  Krakow is a delightful, lovely, friendly ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by srb013

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... paid in salt, which is where the word "salary" comes from. After the salt mine, we headed back into the Town Square in Krakow.  The celebration hadn't stopped, they had set up a huge stage in the middle of the square.  Thinking we might get ...

sleep, jobs, Kraków, Poland travel blog

sleep, jobs

A travel blog entry by hannah_and_greg

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... 50,000 people about 1.5 hours east of Kraków by train. It is near the Bieszczady mountains, supposedly the wildest in Poland. Our travel guide claims that hikers return from the mountains with stories of encounters with wolves and brown bears and ...

another collection!, Krakow, Poland travel blog

another collection!

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... were some fabulous drain spouts. We already took some drain spout photos in Gdansk. Now we've got some dragon drain spouts from Krakow. I have drain spout photos from other cities so I think I've got another photo collection going! Love it! I also have a ...

Nachtmusik, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Nachtmusik

A travel blog entry by gadelle

... also royal tombs (not as creepy as I'd hoped) and I climbed up narrow stairs to the Sigismund Bell, the largest in Poland. To my surprise, the little restaurant across the courtyard was not an overpriced place with bland food. It was quite good and ...

Wawel Castle, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wawel Castle

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... ; We also got some history of the kings and how they became elected officials from the aristocracy, of which there were a lot in Poland.  That explains how Augustus II of Dresden was able to come in and get elected king.  We’d heard his ...

Walking the Jewish  Trails, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Walking the Jewish Trails

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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On my 35th day of travel, I decided to spend another day in Krakow. The city of Krakow has been the capital of Poland for hundreds of years until it was moved to Warsaw. Full of history and yet untouched by the war, its a great place to explore the past ...

Fall Break Take 2 - Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Fall Break Take 2 - Krakow

A travel blog entry by beccaboyer

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... Schindler's list and the former Schindler factory. We also saw where Pope John Paul II made addresses in Krakow.  We rounded out the day w/ the some delicious Polish food. I had potatoes, ham, and ...

polski, Krakow, Poland travel blog

polski

A travel blog entry by teamrandom

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Wawel Castle (pronounce the W's as V's), Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wawel Castle (pronounce the W's as V's)

A travel blog entry by conniemcc

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... .com/search.asp?a=q&kw=wawel+tapestry The story of the preservation of the tapestries is also interesting. After WWI, Poland restored Wawel Castle and founded the Textile Conservation Studio. Poland got the tapestries back from Russia, where they had ...

Poland Will Never Forget Nor Forgive, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Poland Will Never Forget Nor Forgive

A travel blog entry by thebests

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... Forget Nor Forgive" Sign from Auschwitz Please note that we have included photographs take from Auschwitz which may be upsetting.   Krakow Bidding farewell to Bratislava, we turned north for our journey to Poland. The drive was, at least in the ...

Failed day trip to Auschwitz / Swimming, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Failed day trip to Auschwitz / Swimming

A travel blog entry by finntopson

... We walked home and had an ice cream on the way to cheer us up. We decided to go to a water-park just outside Krakow instead. Took a taxi there, and stayed for around 2 hours. It was absolutely brilliant, shit loads of massive slides and just general fun ...

Family trip, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Family trip

A travel blog entry by indiajan

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I spent a brief 2 days with my family in Krakow.. Playing tour guide was defiantly interesting. It was nice seeing the city alive and bustling in the spring time.. A nice contrast to my previous two ...

Novus - show us your Krack, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Novus - show us your Krack

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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... what was a pretty long day with 3 train changes. Without too much problem we arrived in the late afternoon at our destination of Krakow, Poland. As we had been sitting around all day the 20min walk to our hostel was a good chance to stretch our ...

Back On The Tourist Trail, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Back On The Tourist Trail

A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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After our 'off the beaten track' start, it was back on the tourist trail at Krakòw. It was a bit of a shock to the system, to once again be in the midst of DSLR-touting Asian faces, complete with flag-bearing group leaders. That aside, the Stare ...

Krakow City 2, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow City 2

A travel blog entry by natter_17

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Krakow City 2: Wawel, Cloth Hall, St. Mary's ...

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