Sofitel Grand Sopot
Travel Blogs from Sopot
We flew from Krakow to Warsaw and then Warsaw to Gdansk, arriving mid-day and checking into the Grand Hotel in Sopot. The hotel itself is a part of Polish history, having such guests as Charles DeGaul, Fidel Castro, Lech Walesa and the devil himself, Adolph Hitler.This is a very different feel than being in Warsaw and Krakow. The Baltic Sea is the …
Left Berlin at 9 a.m. Annoyingly we paid for the car park, but due to maintenance the barrier was open, so we could have saved €45.
We got on the motorway - which was in very poor condition (I think it wasn't resurfaced since WWII days), and head towards Gdańsk, stopping near the Polish border (on the German side) for an Egg McMuffin …
Happy Wednesday everyone!
My best friend Ali said she liked messaging me because it was like going to the future. Made me laugh. Well I am in day four... I think. It is hard to say because Technically we landed at night so some of us believe that day doesn't count, some count it as a half day, and some count it as a full day. I count it as a full day. Hopefully, you can agree. I am a little concerned that I will start losing count very soon. I just had to do the math on ...
... of tough to find a happy balance. Not missing home too much yet though. So many things to look forward to first.
Things I have learned: Not sure if I like this section or not but I'm going to give it a shot. Basically this is a summary of things I was told or read or saw today. So right now we are in Gdansk which used to be the richest, nicest cities in Poland. It was rich because it was home to the only sea port in all of Poland so you can imagine how ...
... a real sense of humanity. While he and his fellow Germans captives were now being marched to prison camps in Russia, their long column came across Russian troops in formation marching west. Several Russians recognized him and remembered his kindness. They told him to fall out of the prisoner column and come with them. The details are sketchy or non-existant, but what is known is that late in 1945, Ewald knocked on a door to a house in Seesen, and ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility