Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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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 ...

The Magpies, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Magpies

A travel blog entry by conniemcc

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There are a lot of magpies in Krakow. They are a little smaller than crows and fill roughly the same niche that the scrubjays do in Portland. However, there are LOTS of magpies. They build twiggy nests up in trees. In one area I saw dozens of these nests ...

Did I just break my tailbone?, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Did I just break my tailbone?

A travel blog entry by dancera

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... chocolate for ever! So we went to their cafe. We sat outside and sipped chocolate drinks. Delicious. Best chocolate of Poland and possibly anywhere. While sitting there we saw this huge beer mascot walking around saying, "Piwo Gratis"...or free beer. ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by indiajan

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First visit to my dad's home town of Krakow.. The initial installment of investment in ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by redhive

Krakwow! The first three days in Poland have been magnificent! Krakow is such an nice town, I`ve enjoyed very much, particularly after these busy days in Vienna. The city is unique, as a aprox. 100 meter wide park surrounds and encloses the whole old ...

My Hitchiking Experience, Krakow, Poland travel blog

My Hitchiking Experience

A travel blog entry by gouldy

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... screaming out that this would be a mistake but somehow the challenge had been set and now the game was on.   I left the Krakow penthouse at about midday and headed off on the tram to the city outskirts, I clutched instructions in my left hand and my ...

Back in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Back in Krakow

A travel blog entry by ejabbour

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... in the afternoon.  Unfortunately, we only had time to see Wawel Castle.  This is the historic home of Poland's royal family (Krakow used to be the capital before Warsaw).  An impressive building set upon a hill, it sometimes looks like a ...

Back to Krakow!, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Back to Krakow!

A travel blog entry by whk2006

... It was so late, I had to give up my original plan about making a daytrip to mountain resort town of Zakopane. Though I do love Krakow, I thought I had already overstayed there (I stayed for 5 days and 4 nights the week before). I was ready to move on. ...

Night in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Night in Krakow

A travel blog entry by natter_17

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Night in Krakow, Harris Piano Jazz Bar ...

Krakow city tour, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow city tour

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

... in half a day. We saw the churches, Pope John Paul's residence, the Wawel Castle, and of course, got to learn more about Poland's history. The country has gone through so much, that I'm just glad that it's trying to catch up with the rest of Western ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by crismanila77

... at the Square, where we had porkchop for 8USD. Poland is cheap. We were seated facing the most popular destination in all of Krakow and we were only charged less than 10USD for a fantastic meal. We walked around some more around the city to check out ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by eolr

... . Seriously I'm sure some bits of my intestine swopped places with my liver or an ovary or something. Then I take the train to Krakow, my first train journey since I've been away. The rail service to/from Lithuania is not recommended - there is one ...

Another Planet, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Another Planet

A travel blog entry by christineandal

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... back to the train station and boarded the train to Osweicim, a town the Nazi's "renamed" Auschwitz once they invaded Poland.  Even though Osweicim and Krakow are only separated by 40 miles or so, the train ride takes an hour and half due to the ...

Refresh, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Refresh

A travel blog entry by renard

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... constantly and carrying bags around. So after a slow day I had a not so slow night. Ania seems to be a really active member in Krakow, getting tens of messages every day, and of course she had some going-out planned, even though it was Monday. And it was ...

man, i need to learn alot of languages, Krakow, Poland travel blog

man, i need to learn alot of languages

A travel blog entry by roamingwilliam

... ; There's some work to be done.  With the wake board comp. was a complete success and great fun.  Were in Poland know and off to Prague withing a few days.  Gonna check out the concentration camps tomorrow.  Life is great, ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by bigbenn

... to) but we would have had to wait another 45min for the bus there, and by time we had looked around, and got the bus back to Krakow it would have been pretty late, and we needed to still find some warm cloths. We got back to Krakow at about 17:30, and ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by johnhart

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I f  you have read my blog before you may have noticed that I have been in Krakow once before. I decided to come back for several reasons. One was I had been in Berlin for over a week so I felt it was time to move on. Second I was flying out of ...

Wawel, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wawel

A travel blog entry by natter_17

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Wawel, Cloth Hall, Shopping ...

Eastern Europe, Block by Block, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Eastern Europe, Block by Block

A travel blog entry by johnhart

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I'm in Krakow now.  I've done my best to visit every pub and bar here, but I'm only about 80% of the way there.  I have managed though, to try every vodka on the shelves.  The city is very beautiful, and I spend my time staring at all ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by benbauchet

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... want to stand on the balcony and see the view FOR GET ABOUT THAT 'COS THE RAILING'S COMING OFF!!! Anyway so when we got to Krakow we went to the center of town and had a great dinner that had been in the Michelin guide 2008 and 2009. The Michelin guide ...

Bronowica Neighborhood, Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Bronowica Neighborhood, Krakow

A travel blog entry by conniemcc

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The Prolog School is in an interesting neighborhood of Krakow. Bronowica is about a 15 minute tram ride from the center of town. It is characterized by university buildings and dorms, mid-rise apartment buildings (~ 12 stories), 3-4 story apartment/condo ...

Our First Class, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Our First Class

A travel blog entry by conniemcc

We had our first real class today. The teacher, a young woman named Ava (Eva), came bouncing in at 9:30 am: I couldn't believe she had that level of energy. But it energized us and got us easily through the four hours of instruction. We are five, a very ...

Arrive in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Arrive in Krakow

A travel blog entry by ejabbour

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... and underground pubs... can't wait.  After a quick nap- we went to visit some of Katrina's family who live in a Krakow suburb.  Very hospitable, however, nobody spoke English.  It was rough to stay away, but I promise my Polish ...

Krazyyyy Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krazyyyy Krakow

A travel blog entry by gaplyf

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... and hoped off to meet our awaiting private van which we shared with two other couples. We quickly and comfortably arrived into Krakow and orientated ourselves, marching to our hostel in no time ! After un packing our gear in our own private room we ...

A Polish wedding and the start of the trip..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

A Polish wedding and the start of the trip...

A travel blog entry by smirkleby

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... the streets of Rzescow in a thunderstorm to find my hostel which was basic but OK and cheap! The next day I got a train to Krakov and found a nice hotel close the the centre.  This a fantastic place full of history and feels very European with street ...

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