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Travel Blogs from Bialystok
... the crooks of my arms started to get wet. Then my shoes, and then my chest. The water found a passage from the my elbows down to my gloves, so eventually my arms were simply wet. Initially it was uncomfortable and cold, but after a while I just... got used to it. Even though I was wet, my gear did a good job of keeping me relatively warm - the signs indicated it was just 15 degrees today, and I was only a little cold. I randomly stopped at Radom for fuel (OK it wasn't random, ...
... trains bound for Treblinka in the hope someone would take them in, and the reactions of the local people to what they witnessed. Tomek presented us with a copy of Castaways. You can expect to be invited to your own personal showing in Long Beach or Boca.
The final activity of the day was a fabulous performance by a husband and wife Klezmer duo, known as the Chanajki Klezmer Band ...
... my works later this year.
If today had a major theme, it would be the multicultural nature of this area of Poland -- populated by Catholics, Orthodox Christians, Muslim Tatars and Jews. A second theme would be Wooden Houses and Churches, which dotted the landscape. We made many stops where I took photos of the remaining wooden structures. We visited a folk museum run by a local Russian Orthodox Priest's wife. I presented her ...
... I passed the test!.
The countryside was pleasant, reminding us very much of upstate NY or the eastern end of Long Island. Lots of diary cows, hay fields, and corn. The roads were, for the most part, good and modern.
Our first stop was in Kosów Lacki, a small town near Treblinka Death Camp. The wooden synagogue of that town was the subject of one of my lino-cuts. Tomek showed us where the mikvah had ...
... is essential. But not to worry almost every house in the town rents rooms.
The place I will be staying at is called Villa "Orion". It is an old home where many rooms were remodeled to rent. The cost is 160zl ($54US)/night. I am sharing a room with 3 other girls making it 40zl ($14US)/night. Each room had its own bathroom and there is a guest kitchen. You get a direct ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Pets allowed