Travel Blogs from Cieszyn
Having to run a few errands in the morning in Oswiecim, I only got to the Auschwitz I camp after lunch. This was peak hour, and the line was long, so I decided to go visit the Auschwitz II (Birkenau) first. This is where the most infamous gas chambers were, and in crematorium II alone hundreds of thousands of people perished, gassed with Zyklon B. You see the rails to the camp and inside the camp, leading directly to the gas chambers, ...
Sorry everyone for my lack of punctuality of completing this blog. When i went to my grandma's in Poland she doesn't have internet.
Well.....where do i start with this one?!
Most of you know that i do have some European roots in me!! Unfortunately my birth mother skipped out on my life when i was 7 years old. No, i don't have mommy issues because my mom Kelly is the best mom i could have asked for!! She is incredible and i am so happy she saved me from a life ...
I am not a bit surprised that after yesterday's adventures I slept 12 hours and still felt tired. The temperature outside was rising quickly and the predictions were for about 90 degrees F during the day.
Great excuse to keep reading my book ("Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn, two thumbs up!) and cook something yummy.
I made baby ...
... it and she was curious to know if it was true.
I felt a bit like a sleuth, walking down small, winding roads, with my camera hanging on my neck, and searching for the right house.
I finally found it and was a bit disappointed because I guess I expected it to be "drowning in flowers." Turns out, only the lower floor had some flower pots in the windows and there were some nice plants on the side of the house.
... European Union.
There is a certain type of Cola in Czech Republic, introduced to me by Marek a long time ago, called Kofola. Every year I make it a point to get at least one bottle and have it while I'm here.
Kofola has a very distinct taste, not really similar to Coca Cola known in the US. I can't even say it's delicious. It is just very intriguing :-)
Was it not for signs ...