Hostel Wegierska

Wegierska 6, Krakow, Southern Poland, 30-535, Poland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Krakow

Crime of Communism

A travel blog entry by janlill

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  • You needed to sign up on a waiting list for household supplies eg TV or washing machines, except for newly weds, where you got vouchers from the government, and didn't have to wait.
  • D. Lack of FREEDOM OF SPEECH:
    • No poem, no article, before examined by the censors.
    • Keep watch on every word you wrote or spoke
    E. Lack of TRAVELLING:
    • Passports kept under lock and key
    • Accepted or ...

    Leaving Krakow

    A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152

    ... this train station (backpacks and all) I came to the international desks. All of the booths were occupied, and as one opened up, I explained myself to the next patron and she let me cut in front of her. Panting, I explained that all I needed was a verification stamp for my train that would leave in 3 minutes. I received my stamp and sprinted back across the station. That extra 30 or so pounds really makes a difference when ...

    Krakow - Second Day

    A travel blog entry by sue2013

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    ... thing happened and we waived back and so did half the people in the square again, although I'm sure some had no idea what they were waiving at! There were fantastic food stalls and market stalls. It's a shoppers dream. You'd have loved it. After lunch we all toddled back to the coach to go to the Wieliczka Salt Mines (sounds like we were being sent to do hard labour for not paying for our lunches doesn't it?). Although there were a few hitches as ...

    Auschwitz - Have We Truly Changed?

    A travel blog entry by shyam_t

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    ... had an excellent guide, a Pole called David Kennedy, who at points of his narration looked like he might burst into tears himself. There were many groups of Jewish visitors, with their Star of David flags and all looking quite grim; a company of Israeli soldiers was also visiting, and perhaps reminding themselves why they're in the army. The were just a tad obnoxious, with their cameraman muscling his way to the front without even a ...

    Auschwitz

    A travel blog entry by greatescape2011

    27

    ... were all single storey with poor ventilation, making them freezing in winter and hot in summer. They were crammed with triple bunk beds with hundreds sharing one building. There was only one toilet block with roughly 100 toilets which had to be emptied by prisoners.


    After an hour as Birkenau our visit was complete. It’s hard to sum up the visit with words. I’m really glad I did the visit, to say I enjoyed it is probably the wrong word. The history part ...

     

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