Guliwer Hostel

Kalwaryjska 42, Krakow, Southern Poland, 30-504, Poland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Krakow

Krakow Poland

A travel blog entry by lynruskin on Sep 26, 2014

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... washed down with 400ml of ice cold beer that cost $2. Final highlight was a visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, an attraction with underground chambers, grottos and chapels carved from salt. Our final meal as a group was at a local restaurant involving lots of dancing and singing. George, we know you are famous for your cabbage rolls but ................ These were ...

Poland: Krakow / Zakopane / Tatra Mountains

A travel blog entry by missjuliapowell on Jun 30, 2014

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... and neighbour who had an extensive knowledge of Krakow. It was pretty cool actually and then we spent the evening at his house with his wife and our friends eating pizza and drinking polish beer. He also had home mixed vodka in which he would buy super strength vodka and mix it with fruits etc to create normal strength flavoured vodka. One day we had an awesome time at an archeological museum about Krakow right under the main square in the centre of the city which ...

Last day in Krakow

A travel blog entry by ericandrod on Jun 24, 2014

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Well, I have not been very dedicated to the Blog lately but, with a short last half day in Krakow, a hectic overnight stay in Warsaw and a pretty intense course here in Poznan, I have been busy.

First, I left Krakow around 3 pm on June 24th. After packing, and a late breakfast, I went for a final stroll around old town, literally. The Old town is surrounded by a green belt, a circular park. It takes, so they say, between 60-75 minutes to ...

Taking a step back in time

A travel blog entry by rachbritton on Dec 12, 2013

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... I am looking forward to.

One thing I was surprised with is at how the town of Auschwitz has basically built right around the first camp. I found this weird. It’s certainly not somewhere I would ever want to live near to.

As we walked into the first building in camp 1 we are greeted with a quote from a Greek guy, "The one who does not remember history is bound to live through it again – George Santayana" I that pretty much sums it all up. ...

Going underground for salt

A travel blog entry by word-a-day on Aug 30, 2013

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... was highly recommended in our Lonely Planet guide book so I decided I had to see it and I wasn’t disappointed. The museum is about the invasion of Poland in 1939 and the people who formed an underground army which included their own hierarchy, propaganda center and press. I also learnt that the British and French had abandoned Poland when Germany invaded despite declaring war on Germany 2 days after it invaded. They had ...