Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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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 ...

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 ć 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 ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by croixfamily

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... hostel that had room. We slept a few hours and then found food. Everything looked better after a little sleep and Krakow is a beautiful city. Of course being here at Easter is special too. Everyone walks around with their beautiful easter ...

Take advice with a grain of salt..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Take advice with a grain of salt...

A travel blog entry by fatkidfrogs

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... cab alone was like another 15 min drive. Luckily, we pulled up as people were loading into the bus for Poland.  First stop was a cute town called Krakow. The Euro 2012 football (soccer) games were heating up and like we usually do, we were all in ...

Communist Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Communist Krakow

A travel blog entry by kateb75

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... tank is beside the engine and the body is made out of pressed cardboard. At least they have seatbelts!! We first went to a Krakow mound which is a huge mound that Krakovians built up pailful by pailful of dirt to honor it's National heroes. Climbing up ...

Picture Perfect Poland, Cracow, Poland travel blog

Picture Perfect Poland

A travel blog entry by teresatraveler

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... salt the same again.                 My three-day Krakow adventure ended with a longing to come back and spend at least a week visiting more of the nearly 6000 historical sites in ...

Auschwitz/Birkenau, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz/Birkenau

A travel blog entry by mlavict

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I wasn't feeling too well this morning so I slept in for a bit and then got locked in the room for a little while after that so in the end we got a late start. The majority of the day was spent in getting to and touring Auschwitz. I can't really ...

Krakow, Kraków, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by mdaa

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... nice town we stayed in for 4 nights. According to the Polish people we met at our hostel in Seville, Krakow is the main city on the south side of Poland while Warsaw is the main city on the north side of Poland. And apparently they are very opposite ...

Krakow, Kraków, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by vinoraja

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... gave me tips. I told her so many nice stories about Australia, I sure its on the top of her list now heheh. I arrived in Krakow at 6:45am and headed straight into the main town. The first thing I did was get some breakfast. It pretty nice because it was ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by marrylinke

So, where do I begin?? I'll just start with where I'm at now: Krakow, Poland. I arrived here last night, coming from Berlin. I was in Berlin during the weekend, and soooooo much happened that I just didn't really have the time to write it all down. I ...

High Tatras, Krakow, Poland travel blog

High Tatras

A travel blog entry by ainaz

... Sorry for the long delay on entries. Easy internet access hasn't crossed our path at opportune times. We are now in Krakow, Poland, however, and internet cafes are everywhere. We travelled NE from Budapest, into the hills of Hungary. We passed ...

Walking in Julia's footsteps - sort of..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Walking in Julia's footsteps - sort of...

A travel blog entry by jenshaw

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We had three days in Krakow. We were planning to meet a friend of Lauren's here but sadly she had a death in her family and was unable to meet us. Siggy and Pelly were quite sad about this as they love meeting people that we have some connection with. ...

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