Travel Blogs from Poland

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Hitchhiking madness, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Hitchhiking madness

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... the terrible state of Polish roads and this amazing fog that was hindering us. During the ride he was telling me about his views on Poland - I realised halfway that he was a neo-NAZI and he wasn't afraid to tell me what he thought about the world. He got ...

Crossing over with Clayton Long, Slubice/Frankfurt (Oder), Poland travel blog

Crossing over with Clayton Long

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... the border and what do we see? Tonnes of tobacco shops and money exchange houses. Because cigarettes are significantly cheaper in Poland, lots of German people drive across the border to get they coffin nails at bargain prices. I think the entire economy ...

Pancake pantheon, Torun, Poland travel blog

Pancake pantheon

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... it is now part of the EU, not a soviet controlled country and that people should act like it. He explained that people in Poland have no fear of trying to steal from others because they are so bold and just don't care about rules or respect for other's ...

Vodka Tasting and Concentration Camps, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Vodka Tasting and Concentration Camps

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... sweetened the deal even more!  I scrambled to find the cheapest one way ticket to Oz and randomly enough it departed from Warsaw, Poland. I have always wanted to visit Poland so with 4 days till my flight I booked a train to Krakow and 28 hours later ...

Public speaking, Poznan, Poland travel blog

Public speaking

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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I really like Poland! It is a beautiful country and the people are very friendly. when I arrived in Poznan I found me a hostel and got on the Internet to check my email and there was a message from Couch Surfing saying there was going to be a meeting at ...

Going away party!, Poznan, Poland travel blog

Going away party!

A travel blog entry by extremelife

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... people so I searched for another couch and found Anna. She is very cool and has also traveled the world so we had a lot to talk about. She and Ola and a few other friends met us for the going away party and we had a great time. I'm going to miss ...

Poznan, Poznan, Poland travel blog

Poznan

A travel blog entry by jag

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Poznan had a very similar main old square to Krakow, Wroclaw and Warsaw, but still had enough of its own character to have a uniquely different feel. The Renaissance town hall was the Jewel in the crown amongst a very pretty square full of colourful ...

Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland travel blog

Wroclaw

A travel blog entry by jag

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Wroclaw offered a much more suburbanised and less toursity city than Krakow. The old square was particularly beautiful with the town hall the dominate feature. To the side of the square the huge Elizabeth's Church imposed itself over the tiny buildings ...

Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw

A travel blog entry by jag

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Again this was the second time that I had been to Warsaw. Polands capital is a huge metropolis of a city, which is saved in appearance mainly by the old town. Here we visited the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, wandered around the fantastic old town and ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by jag

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Ryner Glowny the main square of Krakows old town was just as stunning as it was when I last visited. This time it was caught in a cloud of fog that gave in a very moody feel. Krakow is Polands 3rd largest city and one of the oldest. Krakow was saved from ...

Our Polish Experience, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Our Polish Experience

A travel blog entry by peterandjane

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... difficult times this country has experienced, not only from the world wars but also from Russian occupation until 1989.  However, Poland has thrown off the old and there is almost no sign of the former communist ...

Soccer and Poland, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Soccer and Poland

A travel blog entry by dunlop.ben

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... , drives us home and we slept happily ever after. Thanks lennie. It was a great was to end in berlin, tomorrow was time for poland, perhaps this would be where tommy fears for his life, the feeling he so much wanted. the fare was 40 euro, ane cruised free ...

Hot Time in the City, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Hot Time in the City

A travel blog entry by courtney

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This week has been very busy. Igor graduated from his photography school. There was a big party and three of his photos are on display at a gallery in the "old town". Also he has a couple pics up at the "homeless gallery" which is a run-down ...

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 ...

Krackow, Krackow, Poland travel blog

Krackow

A travel blog entry by wanderingkiwis

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Very slowly / Ganz langsam, Zawodzie, Poland travel blog

Very slowly / Ganz langsam

A travel blog entry by infiniteroad

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23.7.2012          Zawodzie (PL)     Km: 64410          Very slowly / Ganz langsam I'm slowly started to the day. In the morning it was nice and ...

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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Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts. I wonder if Morrison ever got his haircut in Poland? Today finally ended the quest to get our hair cut. It had begun to grow into something of a saga and the finale certainly didn't ...

We're In Poland Where The Roads Are Smooth, Jaroslaw, Poland travel blog

We're In Poland Where The Roads Are Smooth

A travel blog entry by istanbultoparis

Hi Everyone, We had another good day covering 84 miles. The border crossing from the Ukraine into Poland did not disappoint - it was certainly interesting although we didn't have the 10 hour wait that we'd heard others have had to endure. We are also ...

allemagne et premier jour en Pologne, Stargard Szczecinski, Poland travel blog

allemagne et premier jour en Pologne

A travel blog entry by celine.anais

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Nous avons enfin trouve un cafe internet apres plusieurs jours en pleine campagne. On s'est fait des amis velocyclistes aux campings. Ils sont tres nombreux par ici et tous aussi mignons les uns que les autres. Ah! Beaucoup de pistes cyclables et des ...

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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After Day One in Wroclaw, Poland, Wroclaw, Poland travel blog

After Day One in Wroclaw, Poland

A travel blog entry by herechickey

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... Wroclaw yesterday arriving at about 1:30pm. I got the Fiesta up to 170km/hr on the Autobahn! We immediately noticed that Poland is a lesser-developed country. Many of the buildings along this drive were very run down. There were large apartment buildings, ...

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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So my time in Krakow has been a blast, went out to 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 ...

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 ...

Oldest forest in Europe, Bialowieza, Poland travel blog

Oldest forest in Europe

A travel blog entry by laine

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diplomacy in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

diplomacy in Warsaw

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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... some drink. Then we went to sleep somehow later, of course for me its been forgetting we had changed time between Poland and Lithuania! -------------------------- August 31 My alarm rang really early as it was still on Baltics hours, so I was awake ...

Le jour J, Wroclaw, Poland travel blog

Le jour J

A travel blog entry by lfichter

Ce matin tout notre petit groupe est en effervescence et on se demande bien pourquoi... En fait non, l'explication est assez évidente : nous sommes ą quelques heure de l'accomplissement de notre mission car avant 17h nos deux tourtereaux devraient ...

A history lesson, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

A history lesson

A travel blog entry by hatandtubbz

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... for interrogation, with public executions taking place every day.  The HQ was one of the most feared addresses in Poland, operating as a brutal interrogation centre. We walked into the fairly normal grand stone building, however its basement remains ...

Warsaw Rising, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw Rising

A travel blog entry by binni

... ;town, you've seen them all though.   One of my old clients had lived through all of this; she'd been living in rural Poland and had spent time in camps. She'd survived but as her dementia progressed the damage became more and more evident and if you ...

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