Travel Blogs from Krakow
Thursday 8 May 2014
At the wee hour of 1am I arrived in Krakow and met my host, Vanya, at the bus station. I'd been very grateful to her for being there for me, so sweet. And I learned also that I was her first surfer, so that was going to be interesting also. She's surfed before (thus why she had references) but she hadn't hosted before.
We let ourselves sleep in. Although I still got up around 10.30am, which gave me about 9 hours sleep, which is a ...
... be bored.
Restaurants are all great like the local people and the language barrier is not the problem that many would think. Everybody wants to be helpful!
Murray took a trip to Auschwitz yesterday. He says it was very moving and not a nice place for kids to visit. There were hardly any there. He made the decision to take a guided tour which turned out well as the place was packed with tourists. If you go using your Interrail Pass there were ...
... was not the "shock value" others might have had who were not aware of the extent of cruelty perpetrated by the Nazis. What was truly shocking and disturbing was the systematic, orderly, horrific approach to the mass murder of human beings in cities, towns, and hamlets throughout Europe.
For the most part, the inmates of Auschwitz did not survive more than 3 months. If they did, they were accused of stealing food and punished. Even though I have ...
... similar due to the number of churches there. Heading back to the hotel the shower screen was kind of fixed but they had to come back again to fix another panel as it was too big. I had a quick look at where to eat and headed round the corner to an pretty much empty restaurant. It was close to 7pm by this time so I don't know where everyone else was. I ordered some bruschetta, soup, apple cake and a litre of water all for the grand total of £9. Bargain. ...
We woke up early to give ourselves plenty of time to get to Auschwitz. Breakfast was busy as a group of English college kids checked in last night. After breakfast, we got talking to one of the teachers. It turned out they were also going to Auschwitz today, so he said if there was space on their bus, we could go with them for free. It was weird at first, hanging out with the college kids, waiting for the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center