Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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KRAKOW (including Auschwitz), Krakow, Poland travel blog

KRAKOW (including Auschwitz)

A travel blog entry by stevencranston

... do that to other people, incomprehensible. It's hard to explain, but makes it very real when you are there yourself. Back in Krakow we saw the Rynek Glowny (Main Market Sq), Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), Wawal Castle and Wawal Cathedral, St Mary's Church and ...

3eme passage sur Cracovie, Krakow, Poland travel blog

3eme passage sur Cracovie

A travel blog entry by liviou

Re re re passage ą Craco....pour suivre le match France Italie puis go to tne ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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Sat July 9 2005 Budapest, Hungary to Krakow, Poland We left the Hotel Stadion at 8a.m. Nearly four hours later, we crossed the Slovakian border and stopped for lunch at a town by the name of Banska Bystrica. The Slovakian town was celebrating its ...

The Children's Responses, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Children's Responses

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

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... even though mom and dad have prepared us for it, I still had no idea what to expect. It took us about an hour drive from Krakow to get to the museum. Once we got in, we saw the most horrific words that represents Auschwitz: "ARBEIT MACHT FREI". The motto ...

Prague and Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Prague and Krakow

A travel blog entry by darcygirlnz

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 It's about 5pm as I write this here and Krakow. Julia and I have had a nice day today looking around the Krakow castle complex, which is kind of like the one in prague but a bit smaller and better heated! We also walked around the old Jewish ...

Beer and dumplings!, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Beer and dumplings!

A travel blog entry by rjforet

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... ! It is also good that I don't have a hankering for pierogi. It will be interesting to see what the food will be like in Krakow. ( Whoops we are now in Krakow and just had a sampling of pierogi for our first meal...yum yum). Over the next few days and ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by dipal88

... and up to Prague doing an average of 70km a day!!!!! on monday we decided to walk around the castle and old square in Krakow. the weather wasn't that great but we were still able to walk around. the castle was quite impressive - built upon a hill with ...

Krakow (Auschwitz-Birkenau), Prague, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow (Auschwitz-Birkenau), Prague

A travel blog entry by rebecca.mcneal

... ; Charismatic is not the word I would use for Hitler.  After the full day at the museums, I caught a train back towards Krakow – this train was accompanied by about 50 soccer players yelling cheers – I think they were all Polish, but ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by callow1234

We arrived in Krakow, Poland at 7am and after booking our train for that night to go to Germany we were approached by a fellow asking if we wanted to be go on a tour to Auschwitz and seeing that's what we were there for we said yes.  We were ...

Krakow Goodbye, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow Goodbye

A travel blog entry by charliekelli

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October 14, 2005 Last Day in Krakow Our last day in Krakow was spent making sure we had seen all of the major sights. We hit the castle grounds, the major churches, and the historical sights. We had a pretty relaxing day. The town market area and ...

Chapter 9: Lifting the Iron Curtain (Cold Wind), Krakow, Poland travel blog

Chapter 9: Lifting the Iron Curtain (Cold Wind)

A travel blog entry by twittg

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... in September 1939 triggering the start of WWII. During the war 20% of the Polish population was killed. Following WWII Poland was occupied by Soviet communists. The Polish openly protested time and again, and nearly every time the Soviets stopped the ...

Dragons, salt and a great hostel, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Dragons, salt and a great hostel

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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Story to ...

Day 16 - Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Day 16 - Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by bedford10

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We were awoken on the train at 6:45 and told that we would be arriving in Krakow in 10 minutes, slightly earlier than scheduled. So we folded up our beds and packed our things and were in Krakow before we knew it. I had made the mistake of not finding out ...

Home, sort of, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Home, sort of

A travel blog entry by beth

In Krakow. (Ok that was only to hold the place of the following entry). After Slovakia, I headed into Poland - first stop Krakow. Now for those of you thinking - Poland? Let me tell you, there were tons of tourists there. I think a main reason is ...

Wawel Castle, Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wawel Castle, Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine

A travel blog entry by sarahs-trips

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... the tour guide and shown by the beautiful salt sculptures in the the mine and the underground salt mine church. Arriving back in Krakow, I did one last tour of Old Jewish Town, separated by water. The tour included the town square where Jews were ...

The Realities of a Sometimes Harsh World, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Realities of a Sometimes Harsh World

A travel blog entry by turnerstravels

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... be one of the most difficult days of the trip as we are moving away from Kraków and on to Auschwitz Concentration Camp-Poland, site of the worst atrocities committed by the Nazis during World War II. Many will question the value of taking an eight and a ...

I love it here!!!!, Krakow, Poland travel blog

I love it here!!!!

A travel blog entry by emileek

... I am off to book hostel nights and a bus ride for when I get to London again and then off to Scotland. I am leaving Krakow next Thursday at 6:40am ICK!!!!! Talk to you all soon..... Em P.S. I probably will not have new entries until after the ...

One should be careful, Krakow, Poland travel blog

One should be careful

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... title. Needless to say, I am moving in all directions. Today we went southeast and then back towards the west to end up in Krakow. But it was by train so maybe it doesn't count as not closely following the vow. Can't use that excuse later when I move ...

Arriving in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Arriving in Krakow

A travel blog entry by fast

Vi tok natttoget Fra Gdansk til Krakow. Umulig å sove. DEILIG!! Flott ...

Hanging out in Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Hanging out in Krakow

A travel blog entry by mlavict

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... . Many of the sculptures are really elaborate and most are of famous people in polish history. After the mine we went back to Krakow and visited Wawel Castle. Most of the castle was closed but we did end up going on a tour of the royal apartments. ...

El encuentro que no fue, Krakow, Poland travel blog

El encuentro que no fue

A travel blog entry by warm

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Despues de tanto planear al final no pudimos vernos, Antonia. Fue una pena. Si sirve de lago, decirte que ha estado lloviendo por tres dias. Aun asi es muy bonita. Tiene la plaza medieval mas grande de toda Europa del Este. Las calles estaban muy ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

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... . It was already very well connected to the European rail network, it was isolated from large populations and it was in Poland, the "country" (by now it was simply a Germany territory) with the largest Jewish population in Europe. In 1941, deputy camp ...

Krakow: Shattering Expectations, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow: Shattering Expectations

A travel blog entry by nzivanovich

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... I have ever been to, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is traveling through Eastern Europe.    Overall Krakow was a blast and I am very glad that I powered through the horrible 11 hour train ride twice, although on the way back ...

Yak Sie Masz, Krakow, Kraków, Poland travel blog

Yak Sie Masz, Krakow

A travel blog entry by shenanigans

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... food and 75c for pint bottles of the local brew Tyskie (available in your local offy back home). Despite good reviews, the Krakow hostel (Nathan's Villa) wasn't great - certainly wasn't a villa! The communal rooms were next to our bedroom and they didn't ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Wonderful city, be worth to visit ...

Rainy Cracovia, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Rainy Cracovia

A travel blog entry by jcharwell

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Pics. ...

The Land That Sun Forgot, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Land That Sun Forgot

A travel blog entry by roscoe2009

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... , quite frankly, and maybe disappointingly, the exact image one would expect when considering a trip to Poland. As I said earlier, my 5 days in Krakow were characterized by 4 distinct experiences (not including the day spent inside the hostel due to ...

Auschwitz and Birkenau, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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... are very few standing buildings now as the Nazis attempted to destroy the evidence prior to Soviet liberation. They dynamited the barracks and chambers and had the remaining prisoners walk from Poland to Germany.  My pictures say more than I ...

Last City in the Big Adventure, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Last City in the Big Adventure

A travel blog entry by powerprimer

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... a bit then headed to the train station. We got on the train just fine and prepared for our 10 hr. overnight train ride into Krakow, Poland .  We did manage to get some sleep but I had one international incident as I tried to go to the bathroom ...

Overnight train blues-, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Overnight train blues-

A travel blog entry by cindyh

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... . They called where i slept a "couchette" but it felt more like a bookshelf!! but we made it to the fabulous city of Krakow and spent two great days there before heading to BRNO and then back to Prague. Will send more info later I have closed this ...

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