Travel Blogs from Poland

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

OMG Ona Finally Discovers Wireless Internet, Torun, Poland travel blog

OMG Ona Finally Discovers Wireless Internet

A travel blog entry by baggagewhores


... ...I had forgotten to turn Airport off, and lo and behold, I am currently on another free network! Now let's make this clear, Poland is not the most technologically advanced nation at the best of times, and Lipno is a tiny little country town of 10,000 ...

Katowice Pyzowice-gotowi do odlotu w nie, Katowice, Poland travel blog

Katowice Pyzowice-gotowi do odlotu w nie

A travel blog entry by asiaexpediszyn


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Quite the Experience, Gdansk, Poland travel blog

Quite the Experience

A travel blog entry by kiaelise


... of Poland that influenced me, but I always thought of Poland as a desolate place.  Glad to say that was completely wrong. Poland is extremely alive and absolutely beautiful.  And while it has come a long way from it's decades of oppression, it ...

Not the happiest of days, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Not the happiest of days

A travel blog entry by kiaelise


... a while since my last entry.  All I can say is that my last day in Krakow was not the best of days and since I left Poland I have been constantly surrounded by amazing people.  So I will do my best to make up for lost time.  I will warn you ...

The Road to Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Road to Krakow

A travel blog entry by gouldy


... rest so at one point we just got out at a park and slept for a few hours. I've no idea if it was in Lithuania or Poland as it all became kind of blurred. Needless to say the next morning we could see the signs for Krakow and knew we were close. We ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by mlavict


... the city after much hand waving and blank looks with the bus driver. It would appear that we were spoiled in Amsterdam and in Poland not everyone speaks English and we haven't quite mastered the Polish language. Once off the bus we decided to take our ...

The Evil Kebob ?, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Evil Kebob ?

A travel blog entry by ejabbour

... nbsp; As the afternoon progressed, Katrina & her mom both became ill.  We later found out that all of her family from Poland got sick also.  It seems like there was a GI bug going around rather than traveler's sickess (didn't I just get ...

Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by devcgw1


I arrived in Warsaw late in the evening.  The tourist information office was closed.  No one at the train station was helpful.  Fortunately, I was able to locate the bus depot just outside the train station and managed to find the bus to ...

Krakow, Auschwitz, and the Salt Mines, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Auschwitz, and the Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by coreymeredith


... cultural experience. Now, onto Kraków. It started on Thursday afternoon when I was going through the paperwork for our transportation to Poland. I got online to check on our tickets and noticed that the status of the trip was set to "travelled". I ...

The polish onslaught streching out our ..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

The polish onslaught streching out our ...

A travel blog entry by 3_canadians


... mines were our first stop on our visit to Krakow. ---------------------------------------------------- The salty side of Poland. ---------------------------------------------------- "How is salt mined anyhow?" was our first question to Edita, our ...

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