Elephant on the Moon Hostel

Biale Wzgorze 8, Krakow, Southern Poland, 30-203, Poland | Hotel
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Auschwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by jusandra

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To say I had some trepidation about my trip to Auschwitz and Birkenau would be a bit of an understatement. People had warned me that the experience can be very confronting so I had prepared myself.

As with my trip to the salt mine the previous day, I boarded the coach and headed off out of Krakow. The coach trip is just over an hour from …

The Communist Version of Ashburn

A travel blog entry by chicasarita

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So for those who don't know, Ashburn in a far out suburb of DC, out near Dulles Airport. It happens to be perfect- perfect houses, on perfect streets, with perfectly cut grass, on which perfect looking children play. It also happens to be where my boyfriend Marvin lives.

Today I went to visit Nowa Huta- the Communist version of Ashburn. It …

Back to the Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by chicasarita

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Today I ventured outside the city of Krakow a little to the salt mines in Wielicza. The journey there was interesting because they have changed the bus routes in Krakow due to the upcoming Euro 2012 Soccer Championship. I sat at the bus stop for 45 minutes waiting for the 304 bus. Apparently the stop moved. Out of no where this little old Polish …

Why I'm Not a Good Lab Rat

A travel blog entry by chicasarita

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After breakfast this morning, I headed to the Warsaw Uprising Museum. Since it was located far from Warsaw's city center, I needed to take a tram- #24, from the stop about 5 blocks from my hotel to the stop in front of the museum. Well that sounds easy enough...

The tram stop near my hotel is on the corner of a very busy intersection of …

Strolling Through The Streets of Krakow

A travel blog entry by chicasarita

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Yesterday morning I headed out to the Old Town of Krakow and joined up with a 'free' walking tour of the historical sites. The tour was great, and I learned a lot about the history of the city. At the end, you tip the guide some to "pay" for the tour. We saw the old medieval wall, several churches- including where Pope John Paul II worked (he is a …

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Location

This hotel, located in the Zwierzyniec area of Krakow, is near Jewish District (Kazimierz), Wawel Royal Castle (Zamek Krolewski), Wawel Cathedral (Katedra Wawelska), and C.K. Browar.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding