Crown Piast Hotel & Park
Travel Blogs from Krakow
... being said repeatedly over the speakers we sprinted to the gate making it as the last onto the plane...Airport:1, Alice and Emma: 0.
Arriving in Poland after a quick 2 hour flight we headed straight for the hostel to dump our stuff and have a look around before dark. We were welcomed in the Mosquito Hostel immediately (highly recommend if staying in Poland) that you suss this joint out!! We were shown to our room and settled into our unisex dorm where we met our new ...
... they would be cleaned, fed, and reunited back with their families. This was not the case. The group on the left were told to leave their belongings behind, as they marched to the end of the camp. The walk was spine chilling, to even try and fathom the emotions of what a prisoner would be going through is unimaginable. As we arrived to the end of the road, there was two shelters. The Jews were told they would be showered and clothed. They marched into the shelter and told to strip. ...
There's something quite amusing about having jam sandwiches on park benches everyday and then to be partaking in the free wine and nibbles in the first class lounge in the train station for dinner - of course our backpacks fitted right in amongst the suited up train snobs on the leather seats. I must say the Austrian trains are the best to date in Europe. Trust me when I say I know our trains. The first class seats from Munich, Germany to Vienna, Austria ...
... tasty and plentiful food. We are looking forward to seeing them in the future either in Michigan or back in Poland.
This is not a place anyone really wants to go on a sunny September afternoon but what happened there is such a tragic part of human history, it is necessary to bear witness to the crimes that killed so many innocent people. The tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau lasts about 3 hours and is gut ...
... created by the miners. Saints, kings and queens, miners, even the Last Supper are depicted in carved salt.
While Tom explored the salty depths, I spent a lovely few hours exploring the wonderful square and sunning myself while eating pirogis, horseradish soup (far better than it sounds) and wine for lunch. Lovely. While there, I saw yet again the trumpeter play his (interrupted) ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center