Hotel B.A.S. Villa Residence
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... into words, that is not natural. It makes you slightly pensive.
Jewish square was a bit derelict; when we walked back through there it seemed to be poverty stricken. I really feel for the Polish people; they seem to have suffered a lot but they are so hospitable and friendly. As a people, I found them to have remarkable depth and kindness. Not that I met many. This is my judgement based on 3 people I met but I know some Polish people back home and I would say the same about ...
... or not, the Jewish Quarter of Krakow nowadays actually does not have any Jews living there - not many in Krakow either.
Next on the agenda was a visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine. This salt mine is over 700 years old and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I had no idea this place existed until I started doing research for this trip. Wow! So glad I found this attraction to see to believe. I went with Allan, an Irish fellow I met on the ...
... houses) in Warsaw.
- Every company had to have a resort
- With everyone being given 5 weeks a year - free.
- Timeshare style.
- The company would return your transport money.
- Travelled a lot within country.
- Hitch-hiking across all communist states without fear.
- Summer houses were allowed to be bought specifically for recreation within 1 hours drive. ...
... you can get in for free and you don’t need to have a guide. I’m so glad I did. The bus took just over an hour to get there so I was in the museum by 8:45am, and I stayed until 2:50pm when I could get the bus back to Krakow. It was intense, but amazing. After 10am when the groups started coming in with the tour guides I saw what my friends had warned me about. The guided tours were rushed along and ...
... the higher ranking Nazis occupied the former Jewish homes. Synagogues were re-purposed, often in demeaning ways such as for horse stables. It is for this reason that these buildings exist to this day.
We walked into the Kazimierz square, a small town center lined with restaurants and bars. This place has a vibrant nightlife, filling with music and bar patrons when the sun goes down. There is also an old synagogue on the south portion of the square. Even ...