Travel Blogs from Krakow, Poland

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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 ...

Poland - Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Poland - Krakow

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... 16.30. At 20.00 we went to our hostel, picked up our things and headed to the bus station to leave Poland and welcome Bratislava! Krakow is a really beautiful city. You could really see that it was once the capital of the country because of the castle, ...

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, ...

Old Polish Capital, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Old Polish Capital

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

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... that is not evolving as the place to be in Krakow, with expensive buildings and tons of café's and restaurants. We were out for quite a while enjoying the less touristy parts of Krakow until relatively late at night and cought a cab home. ...

A day in Auschwitz, Krakow, Poland travel blog

A day in Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by fast

We spent this day in Auschwitz. An absolute must if u are in the ...

Krakow...pirogi and salt, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow...pirogi and salt

A travel blog entry by roamingpirate

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... and a pork, and when it came we were surprised with a sweet and sour dish complete with rice! So funny! We arrived in Krakow and immediately after dropping our bags, we went out to have dinner in the old Jewish Quarter. A neat little restaurant that ...

Still Alive...., Krakow, Poland travel blog

Still Alive....

A travel blog entry by emileek

just to let u all know that i'm still alive.....going out tonight....leaving in the am for Zakopane the mountain town!!!! Talk to u all soon!! ...

Trumpeteers, and more Big Tasties, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Trumpeteers, and more Big Tasties

A travel blog entry by hocman

A trumpet player who plays a tune from the old towns St Anns Church, every hour on the hour for the last 15 years. A nice idea, except that our hostel was 50 meters from the ...

Krakow, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow

A travel blog entry by cora_explorer

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... trip.  Time has been going by so quickly I feel like I just only get to touch the surface of each city.  I arrived in Krakow at about 9:30pm, I was a little nervous to try and make it to my hostel in the dark but I had no problems.  Most of ...

A sobering day., Krakow, Poland travel blog

A sobering day.

A travel blog entry by hachbach

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... nbsp;  Get over it lady, it was 20 seconds!  Sorry, she just sort of ruined it) We rounded out our 2 days in Krakow with another really good meal and then an early night.  Up at 5:30 Friday morning to get to the train station for our ...

Krakow and desolation at Auschwich, Krakow, Poland travel blog

Krakow and desolation at Auschwich

A travel blog entry by jjwong

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... is boring with not much to see. That was convincing enough for me and so I skipped Warsaw and decided to go straight to Krakow, Poland. It is interesting how things have changed last minute during my travels. On the train, I met Marta, a Spanish girl ...

See Krakow - Auschwitz and Birkenau (Auschwitz II), Krakow, Poland travel blog

See Krakow - Auschwitz and Birkenau (Auschwitz II)

A travel blog entry by lou82

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... we passed over the famous train track. Of all the people who died here, many died from the cold of the outhouses as Poland is extremely cold in winter and single brick heating down the middle of each of these houses barely heated the air a metre from ...

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