Travel Blogs from Poland

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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 ...

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, ...

Zakopane, Zakopane, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by liviou


09mai : Zakopane la sauvage Arrivé la bas...personne ne parlait anglais...nulle part...Apres avoir essaye multe fois d'essayer de parler avec des gens en allemand,espagnol,anglais,francais et meme le body language qui s est annoncé fort convaincant j ...

Zakopaine, Zakopane, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by ashnbrieurope


... for this case and it was taken on by a few of our crazier bus buddies. It gave off great views of the borders around Poland on a clear day and apparently it was well worth the hike. The last but certainly not least was the third option, which we took. ...

In Which Yaourt Girl Almost Goes To Woodstock, Torun, Poland travel blog

In Which Yaourt Girl Almost Goes To Woodstock

A travel blog entry by gadelle

... much communication going on. They wanted to know if I wanted any beer, where I came from, if I drank beer, what I was doing in Poland, if I was married, if I wanted a cigarette, what I did in Canada, where I was going ("Ah, Torun! Copernicus!") and if I ...

Not all it's Krak'd up to be, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Not all it's Krak'd up to be

A travel blog entry by renjel_warrior


I realise i've left this latest entry hanging a bit. Think i started to worry some people when they hadn't heard anything from me. Must say i am flattered. Anyway, it's my last night in krakow, should of been last night, but i'll get on to that in a ...

Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by b.a.manzella

I did some volunteer work on a farm near Bialystok for a month, stayed with a family. On the border with Belarus.. It was ok, but too cold. So I got out of ...

Monastary of Jasna Gora in Czestochowa, Czestochowa, Poland travel blog

Monastary of Jasna Gora in Czestochowa

A travel blog entry by jkroll1952


... importance of the roman catholic church in the lives of the Polish people.  Catholicism is the predominant religion in Poland.  I can say that I did not see any protestant churchs during our travels, and only a few Jewish synagogues while ...

Sunday, Day of Rest, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Sunday, Day of Rest

A travel blog entry by conniemcc


I've been in Poland a week now and feel a lot more oriented. The weather this weekend has been beautiful and sunny - I think we were in the high 60s this afternoon. Today was the day of President Kaczynski's funeral service in St. Mary's Cathedral ...

A day at sea spent massaging & Salsa dancing, Baltic Sea , Poland travel blog

A day at sea spent massaging & Salsa dancing

A travel blog entry by abalzer


June 8, 2010, day at Sea We were at sea today so I worked out in the morning, Sam went to a lecture about Catherine the Great, and Danielle slept.  We all met up and went to a massage class (how to give). Afterwards Sam and I learned ...

Aushwitz and Birkenau, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Aushwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by becky23


... to Krakow, after sleeping heavily on the bus ( i think i was drooling.... not going to lie...) then i needed to eat something... and Poland is the place to eat right? and  we saw this good restraunt thing, so we got food there... i had Potatos and ...

Warszaw and a Broken Computer, Warszaw, Poland travel blog

Warszaw and a Broken Computer

A travel blog entry by kscottho


Well it has finally happened, there is less than a week of school left. I have officially finished 2 of my classes, final exams and all. I have 3 more exams and my thesis to finish off. That's enough about the scholastics. Last Thursday I went to go ...

Warsaw uprisen, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Warsaw uprisen

A travel blog entry by ozvere


... to know that we came across more palaces than churches!  These are being used as government offices and the university rather than opulent museums. The weather was not very kind to us but we formed a very favourable picture of Poland's capital. ...

The original capital of Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The original capital of Poland

A travel blog entry by gypsymichelle


Concentration camps, sand mines and another old town to ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by ben27

Again, I haven't learnt any Polish because I'm only here for two days. Poland is amazing though!! I'm on a tour through the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary, so I've been through Oloumoc in the east of the Czech Republic and tomorrow will go through ...

Bea's Home Town, Chełmek, Poland travel blog

Bea's Home Town

A travel blog entry by sailormanjake


XMAS, Near Poznan, Poland travel blog


A travel blog entry by tomma


Road trip to Poland with my dad.... with his driving it didnt take long although it was a bit scary at times and in the end we got a bit lost and drove deeper and deeper into a snowy forest on a dirt road. But in the end we finally got there and a big ...

Ahhhh Chopin, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Ahhhh Chopin

A travel blog entry by ka.duncan

Started the morning with a trip to Wilanow Palace. Very nice and very well kept. Built in the 17th Century by King Jan Sobieski III for his French wife who apparently wanted a Palace like Versailles-hence she was never that happy until things were ...

Auschwitz and Warsaw...the lows and highs, Warsaw, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz and Warsaw...the lows and highs

A travel blog entry by roamingpirate


We were up very early this morning, bags to the bus at 715am so we could start our drive to Warsaw. We had two major stops along the way and we knew it was going to be a long emotional day. Our first stop was one I had been dreading since I booked the ...

Into Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Into Poland

A travel blog entry by fiseb


Our first stop in Poland was into Krakow, which we actually almost missed, having made a wrong connection. In the end we made it though, and it was really impressive to walk into the main square for the first time. It's one of the biggest in Europe, and ...

Czesc! Our Time at Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Czesc! Our Time at Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by katie-and-phil


... this terrible place. We only spent one day in Krakow, but that evening we wish we had another day to explore the city. I would say, if you're in the area--it is definitely worth spending a few days in Poland and experiencing Auschwitz. We are glad we ...

Last day in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Last day in Krakow

A travel blog entry by dancera

The Rynek was having this fresh foods market. So we got kielbasa and mushrooms. Delicious of course. We then took a tram to my old dorm: Piast. Oh it felt so good to be there. We went up to my floor and then walked around. It seems like yesterday I was ...

I think she wants you to eat more, Pszczyna, Poland travel blog

I think she wants you to eat more

A travel blog entry by andrew.campbell

The word and place Pszcyna will forever conjur up images of only one thing. Food. Tasty Food I have never eaten so much food in my life. Our day would go something like.... 11:00 - Wake up 11:10 - Breakfast (consisting of basically everything yummy ever ...

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