Travel Blogs from Poland

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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


... 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


A travel blog entry by cora_explorer


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


... 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 ŕ 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


... 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 ...

Poland - Humour and Tragedy, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Poland - Humour and Tragedy

A travel blog entry by kenandcathy


... loved Warsaw and reluctantly piled back in the trusty Citroen and made our way to Krakow for the highs and lows of our time in Poland. Our hotel was like something from the 1920’s… the breakfast room looked like a room from a movie set of old ...

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 ...

The pedestrian crossings play a tune!, Gdansk, Poland travel blog

The pedestrian crossings play a tune!

A travel blog entry by linda-and-rick


... and it hailed as we ate lunch in Gdynia, the 'third' city of this Tri City area. We visited the port, saw a Tall Ship, and walked round the city, most of which was built in the 1920s and 30s, when Gdansk was a Free City, and so Poland needed another ...

Nearly full moon, Olsztyn, Poland travel blog

Nearly full moon

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

December 2 I woke up in the morning to prepare to leave, which was pretty hard as I spent long time on the net in the late night and finally had a short night. Anyhow I took my time and was fully ready by mid-morning. It took me a while though to ...

Białystok On Foot, Bialystok, Poland travel blog

Białystok On Foot

A travel blog entry by shyam_t


... previous day. We wandered down to the town square which was quite bustling, it being a Sunday, and a sunny one. Photographing people in Poland is a surreptitious affair and does not have the same easy joy it had in Bhutan. Here, it is more like how it ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by colerumbough


... to Warsaw. Unfortunately, we can’t do everything. I felt it was important to see a concentration camp while I was in Poland. There was the option to see Stutthof, a smaller concentration camp closer to Gdansk that has mostly been reconstructed. ...

Rain, Death and Salt, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Rain, Death and Salt

A travel blog entry by domandkatey


We arrived in Krakow at the beautiful hour of 6am. We dragged ourselves out of our comfortable sleeper cabin on the train and made our way out into the cold morning. Luckily, our hostel was only 10 minutes from the train and we made it there to deposit ...

Let's Get Krakalakin, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Let's Get Krakalakin

A travel blog entry by sjaeurotrip


Although this day brings back the haunting memories of the 10 hour bus trip to Quebec in Grade 8, this all day bus ride was an interesting experience with surprises. Today, we woke up a little earlier than usual (which was not good for anyone), had a ...

Doughnuts, Waffles, and Bread, Oh My!, Gdańsk, Poland travel blog

Doughnuts, Waffles, and Bread, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... ;              Gofry (pronounced Gofree, I think) are waffles in Poland.  We had seen several restaurants yesterday serving them in the early evening.  Mistakenly I wanted some for ...

the Mazurian Lakes, Gizycko, Poland travel blog

the Mazurian Lakes

A travel blog entry by thorgal67


Captains Frank and Ingrid on the Mazurian Lakes Sorry if you haven't received any messages for a few days...first we were stuck on an isolated piece of land without electricity, and then we were so busy that it was impossible to find a computer with ...

Dr Storm to the rescue, Poznan, Poland travel blog

Dr Storm to the rescue

A travel blog entry by oldlandg

Yesterday started off wonderful ( out of classes at 2pm and got a nice run in) however tragedy struck around 8pm. After eating, i was being a good little noodle and brushing and flossing my teeth. Some how i managed to get a piece ( less than a cm in ...

Auschwitz and Birkenau, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by ontheroa


I'm staying in Krakow just inside one of the old city gates, it's very pretty and historical and in sharp contrast to another place which I visit just one hour drive away but definitely not a tourist attraction. I've an opportunity to see first hand the ...

Staying Off The Tourist Track, Zamosc, Poland travel blog

Staying Off The Tourist Track

A travel blog entry by shyam_t


Monday morning, and time to leave our very comfortable Nowy Swiat apartment for our westward journey. We decided to head towards Lublin, about 250km from Białystok. Once again we drove through some beautiful countryside, with our first pit stop at ...

I fell in love...with Krakow., Krakow, Poland travel blog

I fell in love...with Krakow.

A travel blog entry by andrew_mac


... a break from the depressing history, I took a day trip to the Wieliczka salt mine. One of the top tourist attractions in Poland, it definitely had a 'tourist-trap' vibe to it, especially with the mobs of grade school children touring at the same time, ...

Arrival in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Arrival in Warsaw

A travel blog entry by finntopson


Arrived today at Warsaw airport, which was little more than a small shack with a runway. Waited around and got my bags, then got picked up by Iza's grandad and saw Iza and Nick for the first time. It took us about an hour and a half to get from the ...

Plan B, Bye Bye Berlin, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Plan B, Bye Bye Berlin

A travel blog entry by bradthebard


... the tracks as I left my beloved home on Friedrichstrasse in my past. The countryside of Germany passed away and the farmlands of Poland gave rise to industrial and chemical plants near Warsaw. It was not much to look at in the blanket white fields of ...

Na polskiej ziemi, Warszawa , Poland travel blog

Na polskiej ziemi

A travel blog entry by rudawiewiora

Lot z Kijowa do Warszawy liniami Aerosvit mija szybko i przyjemnie. O 15.20 lądujemy na Okęciu. Wita nas słoneczna pogoda, ale nie na długo, gdy dojeżdżamy do Dworca Centralnego zaczyna padać deszcz.. I tak to po ...

Wracamy do domku, Bialystok, Poland travel blog

Wracamy do domku

A travel blog entry by rudawiewiora

Teraz to dopiero przydałby się urlop, żeby odpocząć po naszych wojażach :p Niestety, w poniedziałek rano trzeba znów wstać.. tym razem do pracy. I to by było na ...

Weronika, Ewa, and Pawel, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Weronika, Ewa, and Pawel

A travel blog entry by awesomed


... King of Poland. Since those times, the cathedrals and towers have been restored many times by various architects and artists.  When Poland regained its independence in 1918, the Wawel became the residence of the Head of State, and then of the German ...

BorderHell into the Ukraine, Medyka, Poland travel blog

BorderHell into the Ukraine

A travel blog entry by 92.days.vagrant


The next morning after Auschwitz we were finally on our way to the Ukraine. We woke up and took care of a couple of things at our hotel/campsite and we were off. I estimated it would take the majority of the day to get to L'viv because it is about a 4-5 ...

Day 37 - Vilnius to Ełk, Ełk County, Poland travel blog

Day 37 - Vilnius to Ełk

A travel blog entry by magicbus1


... Baltic States capital and hit the road to Poland. Not as easy as you might think. Lithuania has only a relatively short border with Poland and TomTom has a predilection to take you direct through Belarus, which for us is a no no, as of course is the ...

Algo de esperanza: Polonia., Serock, Poland travel blog

Algo de esperanza: Polonia.

A travel blog entry by loboestepario


1 junio 2010: Berlin-Serock (Polonia) (610 kms): Salí de Berlín jarreando agua. Hoy un poco más tarde pq sólo de pensar que tenía que cargar el equipaje lloviendo una vez más me quitaba las ganas de ser ágil en mi cometido. Agua y más agua. Con ...

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