Travel Blogs from Poland

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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 ...

Krakow-Churches,Castles,and Auschwitz, Kraków, Poland travel blog

Krakow-Churches,Castles,and Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by rjforet


... coronation of many Polish kings. The Castle area is huge and unfortunately the museums were closed the day we were there. Poland's location in Europe creates many stories of grand kings,conquests and defending it's borders. The museums and buildings give ...

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 ...

I could live here....., Krakow, Poland travel blog

I could live here.....

A travel blog entry by sarah11011


Krakow is one of those cities that it is easy to fall in love with. My favorite part was the city square. It was beautiful and full of life. Every night during the weekends, they have live entertainment. When I was there, I was able to see a live ...

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 ...

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 ...

Bit Of A Slog Today, Brzeg, Poland travel blog

Bit Of A Slog Today

A travel blog entry by istanbultoparis

... 66 miles today and arrived at Brzeg this evening.  It seemed a long 66 miles - none of us is sure why!  Poland is a beautiful country and we are all enjoying the scenery and the much better road surfaces that we are travelling on. We hope that ...

Poland, Warsaw & Krakow, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Poland, Warsaw & Krakow

A travel blog entry by simbah

... get the same camera so at least i have 2 batteries, 2 chargers & leads...we must always look on the bright side! I loved Poland & wish i could have stayed longer, the weather was fantastic, so were the people. Well take care guys, bye for now, next ...

Off to the Mountains, Zakopane, Poland travel blog

Off to the Mountains

A travel blog entry by dancera


The pain this morning in my tailbone was unbearable. It took me an hour to try to get out of bed because any step I took shot terrible pain throughout my leg and back. But I managed after a while and we packed up and went to the train station, got ...

Objawienie Pańskie Epifania, Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Objawienie Pańskie Epifania, Warsaw

A travel blog entry by shenanigans


... restored old buildings and the other half is quite modern. Skyscrapers, shopping centers, KFC and a Ferrrai shop. Our perception that Poland is quite poor and behind the times was totally wrong. Our hostel (Tamka) is great. Good location and brilliant ...

Not so free, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Not so free

A travel blog entry by meganfisher


I have back tracked further east in order to reach Poland. I used my expensive flight booked in Singapore to get to Warsaw. I didn't want to get stuck at the airport again, so I booked a cheap flight to Oslo to have proof of leaving. Turns out I ...

Tarnow and Zbylitowska Góra, Tarnow, Poland travel blog

Tarnow and Zbylitowska Góra

A travel blog entry by lamotl2014


... in Poland, but this may have been the most powerful of all our moments in Poland so far. We then made a very long drive to Lublin where we are staying overnight until tomorrow when we will have our last day in Poland. Tomorrow night we fly to Eretz ...

The TATRA CHALET -Zakopane, Zakopane, Poland travel blog

The TATRA CHALET -Zakopane

A travel blog entry by greekcypriot


ΠΑΤΗΣΕ πάνω στην Εικόνα! Excellent Customer Service, Superb Location, Value for money! My first choice of stayin Zakopane the Tatra Chalet was this ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by mshull

There isn't much to say about my experience at Auschwitz, if you've been there then you most likely feel the same. So I'm not going to say much. I had an image of a museum, but you actually walk through the past of someone's life, threw their lives, ...

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