Gosciniec Franz Josef

Address: ul. 44 Mikolowska 44 , Katowice, Southern Poland, 40-065, Poland | Hotel
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This hotel is located in the Katowice I area of Katowice.
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Travel Blogs from Katowice

Two seasons in one day

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 07, 2015

2 comments, 10 photos

A quiet morning for us with a walk to the mall to pick up lunch supplies and another look around the area – Boris Bikes were all lined up at the station (which is just two years old) so there must be other places to leave them or hire them. A lot of the footpaths are divided, red paving for bikes and normal grey for pedestrians, but there don't seem to be many cyclists and certainly I wouldn’t want to get caught in the fast ...

A day for family celebrations all round

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 06, 2015

2 comments, 13 photos

... a couple of days at the start to calm him, and he sleeps on their bed, so yes, he’s doing fine.

Patryk was funny today, I was playing with Ellie on the sofa, we were looking at my phone and I put it on 'Selfie’ so she could see herself, helped her push the button to take some photos (clever girl, my granddaughter, she caught on straight away!). Patryk was having a look later and he pushed the button then grabbed ...

A trip into Katowice's past

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 01, 2015

6 photos

... so just looking at them was interesting, and there was a section on housing for workers which described how enlightened mine owners made sure their workers were housed in good conditions with shops and schools – happy workers are better workers was the motto. They showed house plans, village life, that’s the sort of thing I like to look at. But it was also shown that under communism this lifestyle for the workers disappeared and as the mining ...


A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 26, 2013

1 comment, 9 photos

... only by a small door at floor level, four people had to stand in an area less than 1m square; another cell packed people in, the room was sealed and they suffocated.

Outside the punishment block was a memorial courtyard with fresh flowers, and remembrance of a priest, Maximilian Kolbe, who took the place of a prisoner sentenced to starve to death and starved himself. He was made a saint for his selflessness. But in this ...

Travelling back to the eighties.

A travel blog entry by andrew.collard on Sep 02, 2013

2 comments, 3 photos

... blocks still dominate. At first I am a bit disappointed by this and then I realise that I am getting a glimpse from the past. It's ok, despite the coldest and greyest weather yet and hey, I am only here one night. The hostel is nice, new and quiet and I get a room to myself. Not tempted by the rather dubious entertainment advertised on the street, I decide it's a good time to get Bring Up The Bodies finished and listen to some ...