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Andy met us at Krakow and took us home for what was a very quiet day – he and Justyna were both working, Patryk was at Pre-School in only his second week, so we were able to have a good sort-out of our stuff and even managed a couple of hours sleep in the afternoon. The weather is drizzly and cold, complete contrast to Turkey!!!
Jen arrived at 6pm, we collected Patryk from Jan and Anna, his lovely Polish ...
Wanda finally convinced her that we had a booking and the lady told her that she was shopping and would be home in 10 minutes.
Upon arrival, the lady was very apologetic and has upgraded us into the "Presidential Suite",we are the only ones in this "brand new" hotel,and no one has ever been in the room we are in.
Who said Wanda was unlucky when she married me?
... and Birkenau. I really don’t know what I was expecting to see or to feel going to Auschwitz. Our tour guide was really good, a little dramatic, but knew what he was talking about. We went around to the different blocks where the Jews lived, were poisoned, and were tortured. Each block had the things they found in the camp including hundreds of suitcases, pots and pans, shoes, brushes, and prayer shawls. It was amazing how much ...
... back to the flat afterwards.
The christening was at 3pm, the church is less than five minutes away so we were all there in good time. It was a small gathering of the six Gillins, five from the extended Cook family, Justyna’s parents with her sister Monica, Darek and Igor, an aunt and uncle, godfather Radek, friends Sylwia, Gregorsz and Anya………that’s it. The church is relatively new and (as you can see in the ...
... dug a tunnel between them (when they were on good terms) though it’s never been found. In the 19th century a huge treasure was discovered beneath the castle and much more was destroyed by treasure hunters looking for more, then after WW2 there was more demolition and the stones were used to build the Miruw-Bobolice road – and that left the castle as it’s shown in my stolen photo (the one with blue sky, our day wasn’t like ...