Guliwer Hostel

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

Cracking on to Krakow

A travel blog entry by holmesandaway on Sep 22, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... of. When the Communists were inhabiting Poland he often tried to return to see his people but was repeatedly told no. When he was eventually allowed they made it as hard as possible for people to see the Pope by not allowing them a holiday, by arranging special communist lectures and by stopping the bus loads of people that were coming to see him 5 kilometres out of Krakow. Despite all this over two million people crowded around this small building to see him. Later that ...

Visiting the aircraft museum

A travel blog entry by eva.brennan on Jul 10, 2014

2 comments, 10 photos

Thank goodness the weather improved on Thursday. As my mum was attending her primary school 50 year reunion, we decided to visit the Polish Aircraft Museum. It's something Paul was hanging out to see, I can’t say I felt the same way, but it’s nice to see something new. The aircraft museum has been there for a while, but it has recently been extended. So why not check it ...

Church, Auschwitz-Birkenau and Kraków at nigh

A travel blog entry by juliakozlik on Jul 06, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... read about them but then see the hair, the glasses, prosthetics, shoes, and suitcases it is mind blowing. Although it was emotionally draining I'm very glad I went. Tonight we went into the square to just walk around. Everything is so pretty to see at lit up at night. It's always lively too with so many restaurants and good food. I tasted my first potato pancake, so good. Classes start tomorrow so I need to get back into school mode to sit through 5 hours of Polish, should be ...

The Horrors of an Efficient Holocaust

A travel blog entry by alleifer on Aug 04, 2013

68 photos

... at Auschwitz Birkenau II, we hop on the bus to go to the smaller Auschwitz I camp, where the official museum is. Here our Polish guide walks us through the museum exhibits and we see the mounds of hair, shoes, eyeglasses etc.. collected from the victims. We see the site for medical experimentation. We end up in a room that has 4 million names and hometowns of known Shoah victims. There are over a dozen Leifers. Who knows if they are connected to me or not?

It is ...

POLAND FINAL THOUGHT

A travel blog entry by sheppa80 on Jul 09, 2013

1 photo

... 7 DENMARK 02 DAYS
8 POLAND 06 DAYS
9 NORWAY 05 DAYS
10 SINGAPORE 05 DAYS
11 UAE 16 DAYS
12 LAOS 05 DAYS
13 INDIA 14 DAYS
14 ESTONIA 04 DAYS
15 QATAR 03 DAYS
16 LITHUANIA 03 DAYS
17 LATVIA 02 DAYS
18 FINLAND 04 DAYS
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