Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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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 ...

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 ...

Krakow and Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow and Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by dancer_alison

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... little girls walking their cows down the road... it felt like a time warp.  We drove through beautiful countryside into Krakow.  After some creative driving (Krakow has recently made some of their streets pedestrian-only and our GPS didn't know ...

The Old Captial of Poland (dunno why it was moved), Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Old Captial of Poland (dunno why it was moved)

A travel blog entry by tmcclurg

... old city center and happier people. I don't think I saw anyone smile in Warsaw, and I think I saw half of the people smiling in Krakow. Since we only had half a day to wander about the city, we hit up old town right away. This turned out to be a stones ...

Mam kuchnie (I have a kitchen!), Krakow, Poland travel blog

Mam kuchnie (I have a kitchen!)

A travel blog entry by conniemcc

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... named thus: Olimpia, Acropol and Babilon (!). One looks like it's being renovated. Today has been a grey, rainy day in Poland, quite appropriate to the mourning that the Poles are beginning for their president and many members of their government. I took ...

Krakow - all that it is cracked up to be..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow - all that it is cracked up to be...

A travel blog entry by patandjill

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... clear of those things and went for the Costco hot food section (Kilbasa sausage, Meatballs and some kraut/pasta)... In all, Poland/Krakow has been quite a nice treat. A little retreat to the modern comforts of home, from food (they even have ...

Bus trip means flying high I s'ppose, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Bus trip means flying high I s'ppose

A travel blog entry by mart

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... checked out the trains, and came back at the right time to buy a ticket to be told that this train doesn't exist. Moldova is in Poland, but at least I found out before the ticket this time. So I will have a nice time with Ania and her flatmates, and some ...

Summer's over in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Summer's over in Krakow

A travel blog entry by brookeandnick

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... like a castle, as much as just a series of old buildings, but was still pretty nice to visit, and like with anywhere in Poland, had a seriously elaborate church that contained the tombs of many great kings (and queens).  Finally, our last stop before ...

Last stop in Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Last stop in Poland

A travel blog entry by kalendradee

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... Prague to Wraslaw and it turns out that as we crossed the border my passport was overlooked, I do not have a stamp for entering Poland. This was only slightly problematic when we were locked out of the gates to get on our train for Kiev... more on that ...

21/05/2009, Kraków, Poland travel blog

21/05/2009

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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Got up a 7 as we need to be ready to catch the tour bus by 830am. After going around all of Krakow hotels we ended up about 500m from our starting point to change bus direction Auschwitz. We were finally on the way by 1030ama and the bus took us there by ...

A Visit To the Dark Side, Krakow, Poland travel blog

A Visit To the Dark Side

A travel blog entry by sql_spice

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... .  Sometimes that means hitting every whisky distillery in northern Scotland, or the temples of Cambodia's Angkor Wat. In Poland, touring the Auschwitz concentration camp of WWII is vital to knowing the country. Auschwitz, or Oswiecim as the town is ...

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