Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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Sombre Visit, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Sombre Visit

A travel blog entry by paulandmel

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We crossed into Poland on an overnight train to arrive in Krakow, another medieval town and which has the largest square in Europe. Our main purpose of visiting Krakow was to see Auschwitz which lies 60 kilometres west of the city. Our visit included ...

The wheels on the bus go round and round.., Krakow, Poland travel blog

The wheels on the bus go round and round..

A travel blog entry by srb013

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..or do they? Today on our travels from Prague to Krakow, Poland, the bus broke down.  We were supposed to get into Krakow early evening for a walking tour.  We got in at 11 PM.  Set up our tents.  The ...

The Royal Capital of Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The Royal Capital of Poland

A travel blog entry by valaryr

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... more days, but it was a relief to get it over with.  We spent the entire day wandering around Old Town. Krakow has the largest medieval square in Europe, and it is absolutely stunning. Colorful buildings, huge churches, medieval towers, and street ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by debde-lish

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I am now in Krakow, Poland, the city in which one of my heroes, Pope John Paul II, was born. I guess hero is kind of a strong word... a couple of years ago I became fascinated with the very idea of a Pope. I wanted to learn more about this man that 1/3 ...

Saving the world entire, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Saving the world entire

A travel blog entry by binni

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I visited Oscar Schindler's Enamel Factory today. Definitely recommend it - one of the most interesting and creatively presented museums I have ever visited. And I have visited me a few museums in my time. It follows the plight of the Polish Jews - ...

My Trip with the Boys., Kraków, Poland travel blog

My Trip with the Boys.

A travel blog entry by therese.bubel

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... to take off to a sunny Poland. David had set up the entire trip, getting us a tour of Aushwitz and two nights in Krakow through this company called Escape2Poland. Their representative picked us up at the airpot where we rode in a Mercedes to the hotel. ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by eolr

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... , fishing, folk art - really cool. took the riverside path past wawel castle and cathedral. this is the big tourist attraction of krakow but they only let a restricted number of people in a day which means either booking a tour the day before or queuing ...

Last days in Kraków, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Last days in Kraków

A travel blog entry by p45

One last weekend in Kraków so we had a good one. Stayed in the hotel wehad our reception in overlooking the river Wisła and Wawel castle. Drinks with friends on Saturday night. Nice way to say good bye to the city we ...

Salt Mines, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by lou82

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Krakow Rules, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow Rules

A travel blog entry by p45

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... various reasons. During which time a whole lot of our friends just showed up in the city, so we had a big party to celebrate :-p . Krakow, THE BEST CITY IN THE WORLD!!!!! P.S If your reading this and you were there, Thank you so much for everything, it ...

Pitstop and refuel, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Pitstop and refuel

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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... . To give you an idea it was the first edition to separate sections of Czech Republic from Slovakia. So when I first arrive at Krakow, I had to research online and talk to tourist info personnel. I think they are frightened whenever they see me return to ...

Wieliczka Salt Mines, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Wieliczka Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by lilyc

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Went to the Wieliczka salt mines. Had amazing sculptures made of salt that the miners did in their free time. There were kilometers of caverns and salt stalactites. They even dug a great hall. Mass is held every morning in the deepest underground ...

I Love Polish Food, Krakow, Poland travel blog

I Love Polish Food

A travel blog entry by ka.duncan

Spent all day driving to Krakow-mainly through Slovakia. Very poor looking country. Is quite sad. Is kinda what you imagined the old Eastern Europe to be like and what you hoped it still wasn't. Ended up in the hills near a ski resort for lunch-the ski ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by thelittlevoice

I arrived in Krakow 3 hours later. The train ride was in hell. Lots of guys were smoking outside pretty much all the time. The seat was a bit cramped. A friend picked me up from the train station and then we hurried to the salt mine Wieliczka. We weren't ...

The other Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The other Krakow

A travel blog entry by d-ashworths

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... Which will be nice because we'll like it. But where will the current residents go? The only thing that we didn't like about Krakow is the horrendous traffic. Every time we tried to go somewhere on the bikes it was like sticking your head in a plastic bag ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by inadequateboy

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Dear all, We now find ourselves in Poland. The train arrived here in Krakow at 05:17 this morning following a nineteen hour ride from Sighisoara. We are staying right next to the main square in Krakow and I can hear 'the last post' being played softly ...

On the road again, Krakow, Poland travel blog

On the road again

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

... 10:30 pm and Maciek and Ciocia Krysia came to pick us up. From there we went to Krysia's brothers place, just outside of Krakow. It was a brand new house, still under construction in a new neighbourhood, just over a little lake with a great view. There ...

Krakow part 3, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow part 3

A travel blog entry by jearner

... to upload but USB and cesky krumlov don't mix so that will have to wait until greece. So I'm writing this log retroactively about Krakow but from Cesky krumlov. What can I say, I really like krakow. I enjoyed prague but that was before I was ...

(American + French) Poland = Czech ???, Krakow, Poland travel blog

(American + French) Poland = Czech ???

A travel blog entry by elizabethnease

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Vanessa and I needed one more trip together before our time as roommates would end. We decided on Krakow. So we loaded our selves onto a night train from Prague to Krakow and we were off on our crazy adventure. Night trains are a great way to get ...

We finally make Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

We finally make Poland

A travel blog entry by d-ashworths

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... better than Slovakia's. Eventually they led us, predictably, to a "road closed" sign after we'd followed their directions to Krakow for a long time. Once again our luck was in. Yet another encounter with the cameraderie of motorcyclists. European bikers ...

A very dreary day, Krakow, Poland travel blog

A very dreary day

A travel blog entry by steven_lamothe

... had been taken down for the war effort. There was also a memorial a there that was very good. After Birkenau we went back to Krakow. There I got on another tour with some cool Australians I had met in Budapest. We went on a tour of a salt mine just ...

Pole to Pole, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Pole to Pole

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... for our 8am train. Actually, today is a day of trains. We end up catching five separate trains in our 13-hour journey to Krakow, Poland. Because of our late night/early start, we try to catch up on some shut-eye en route. One on occasion we are ...

Day 16-17 Pros n Cons in Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Day 16-17 Pros n Cons in Poland

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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Wednesday 2nd May This morning woke up and left the hotel after breaky and packing for Krakow, Poland today. The 10 or so hour journey consisted of sleeping and eating and watching schindlers list. We arrived in Krakow in the late afternoon and went ...

Krakow, Poland, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by devcgw1

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After a long 9 hour bus ride from Prague to Krakow yesterday, I was up bright and early to go to the famous Salt Mines which is about a 40 minute local bus ride from Krakow.  If anyone is even thinking of just jumping on the bus without a ticket you ...

The city of Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

The city of Krakow

A travel blog entry by jkroll1952

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... square,  which was bustling with city life,  eateries, and tourists.  By the way,  southern Poland, including Krakow,  is the tourist destination for Polish travelers in the summertime. We also toured Kasimierz,  a formerly ...

B'day Bonanza!, Krakow, Poland travel blog

B'day Bonanza!

A travel blog entry by alexengel

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Hi again! Krakow has been equally surprising- a beautiful and interesting city, with a certain charm that will render it unforgettable... i'm doing my best to capture it in photos, but alas, am failing miserably. My Birthday has been fantastic! ...

Auschwitz, Kraków, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by mady.bolch

'The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again'. Whilst in Krakow I had one of the most moving, humbling, upsetting days of my life. Since I read Anne Franks diary as a young girl I have always been interested in the ...

Whelmed and Overwhelmed, Kraków, Karlovy Vary, and Regensburg, Poland travel blog

Whelmed and Overwhelmed

A travel blog entry by jrsherman81054

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... option. Blessed with another three day weekend, it was the perfect opportunity explore some place a little further out - Krakow, Poland.  After an eight hour drive, we arrived in Krakow. The morning brought an exciting eastern European ...

Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by orko

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Auschwitz, nazilerin en buyuk toplama kampi. 3 adet kamp var. Ilki onceleri o kadar cok Polonya'li tutuklu varmis ki, onlara hapishane yetmemis, o amacla kurulmus. Ama daha sonra ozellikle Yahudiler icin tarihin en buyuk toplu katliam merkezi olmus. ...

Eine Busfahrt die ist lustig..., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Eine Busfahrt die ist lustig...

A travel blog entry by mart

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für Krakau: Eine Busfahrt die ist lustig... Heute beginnen wir mal mit der lustigen Frage der Woche: Was macht man wenn der Abfahrt des Reisebusses ein Auto im Wege steht? Genau, fünf kräftige Männer (okay, ich war auch dabei) steigen aus, ...

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