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Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by danwstephens

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I headed into Krakow today to catch up with my old friends from my exchange program at Jagiellonian University. It's amazing how contagious Krakow is. An significant number of the international students that I studied with basically liked it so much ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by tagmoore

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... 18th century until some clever diplomacy put it back on the map after World War 1. Krakow was always a very important city, while Poland basically didn't exist it was the one place that had enough autonomy so that people could speak Polish and feel safe ...

Crumbling Palace, Ujazd, Poland travel blog

Crumbling Palace

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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You come over a rise to be met by the ruins of Ujazd. This huge palace was built around 400 years ago and it spreads over a couple of acres. Made of the local stone, it had five storeys, several wings and a large, round, end tower, with the well at the ...

Travel Break: Oct. 29-Oct.30, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Travel Break: Oct. 29-Oct.30

A travel blog entry by samserpico

... know if i mentioned this but Poland and Prague do not use the euro. Maybe I did say this, but either way, One Euro in poland is worth about 3 zlotys.)      Around 9am, we walk back outside where we are greeted by the sun and a ...

Gdansk and Malbork, Gdansk, Poland travel blog

Gdansk and Malbork

A travel blog entry by kscottho

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... weather was chilly but sunny. The cruise was amazing. What baffled me was that we briefly stopped on Westerplate, which was Poland, and consequently the rest of the world first encountered fighting with the Nazi's. It's a strange feeling to be standing ...

Krakow / Train, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow / Train

A travel blog entry by finntopson

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Took our bags to the train station and left them in a safe locker by the platform for the day. It didn't look that safe to me, but none of us fancied carrying our bags around all day. We didn't do a whole lot today, went to Wawel castle, which is ...

Warsaw Part 2 - WW2, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw Part 2 - WW2

A travel blog entry by mrsdbrowning

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... the hotel near us, because he is speaking to other nearby countries (Lithuania, Latvia) about the situation in Ukraine. Seeing Poland's history with former Soviet Union, you can see why the situation in Ukraine can also worry the former satellite states. ...

Apartment Hunting, Kraków, Poland travel blog

Apartment Hunting

A travel blog entry by hannah_and_greg

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... cafe in Kazimierz (the old Jewish district) that sells fresh bagels with real cream cheese. They claim that the bagel originated in Poland, however these are the first we've seen. It was almost overwhelming to eat one. It reminded me so much of home, ...

Witness to the Past, Oswiecim, Poland travel blog

Witness to the Past

A travel blog entry by mariamr

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... hostess is a daughter of my friend Marysia, with whom I went to the first grade. We went together to school, and then when I left Poland we lost our connection. Only after the war and it was in the 70s, someone came, a friend of mine from here also born ...

I lost an entry but I'll add to it later, Krakow, Poland travel blog

I lost an entry but I'll add to it later

A travel blog entry by kscottho

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Well I am here safe and sound and that's what matters. I wrote my first entry on my lap top but I don't have Internet in my room yet so you will all have to wait for me to post that later. I am living in what we have termed to be a communist box. ...

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