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... experience the real charm of this historic place, and was wholly enthused by the sights and sounds that lay in wait for us. We checked into the Golden Tulip and hit the streets.....our first stop, the restored Warsaw Palace of Culture and Science. The story of the palace is captured in one of the photos of a placard in the entrance hall. We launched ourselves up to the 30th floor in 6 seconds flat....true story and were met by an impressive 360 degree view of the urban sprawl ...
... in Poland, running north from the Carpathian Mountains to the Baltic & saw the huge football stadium before returning to the west side of the river passing the Memorial to the Warsaw rising of 1944 into the old part of the city which also has been completely reconstructed, based on paintings of Canaletto. We walked around the old town & saw, amongst other places, the birthplace of Marie Curie. One church had been used in the rising as a hospital & when ...
... and shows the human side of all of these chronological historical facts. Let me know if you watch it. It is free on Netflix.
1. What was the Warsaw Uprising - what were they fighting against? Describe briefly. What percentage of the city was destroyed after the uprising?
2. Who was Jan Karski and what did he tell Franklin D Roosevelt (our president)?
3. Why did Irena Sendler almost win a Nobel ...
... mix of modern commercialism and skyscrapers near the main train station. But a 40 min walk later and you can be in the old town where all the streets are cobblestone and buildings look like they came out of a picture book.
But, don't be fooled, Warsaw was completely rebuilt following World War 2. So the old town isn't so old, but, it sure does look original.
Some of the best, and most generously portioned food I had was in Warsaw, too!
... town, saw some churches and a castle near the market place. Also, this city had free wifi so we all could check our messages. Afterwards we went shopping in a district that is more modern than the old town. N the evening the whole study group went for dinner together in a nice restaurant with polish and German ...