Travel Blogs from Bielsko-Biala
... the Vistula River in Krakow, he met a Polish woman named Marta, fell in love, and married her. He had packed us all lunch in a cooler (we were on tour with Kirsten, Brian and the kids) of ham and tuna sandwiches, fruit, cookies and chips, juices and waters. He was a kind man, quick to laugh and poke fun at himself and his inability to learn the polish language - even though his Polish wife is an English teacher by profession. He was also something of an ...
The main purpose of our trip to Poland was to visit Auchwitz; the infamous cocentration and extermination camp created by the Nazis in 1940. It was to become known worldwide as a symbol of genocide and terror that was the Holocaust.
Before going to Auschwitz we had some other business to attend to - a new rear tyre for our bike. Soon after our arrival in Bielsko-Biala, Greg noticed the tread ...
... guide. It took 4 hours to complete the tour and incredibly good value (110 zl).
Our early impressions of Poland are very positive. Helpful people, very clean and organised and very cheap. Most people working with tourists speak OK English, but not the general public.
Went to a fancy restaurant and had a huge three course feast of Polish specialities (90 ...
... where the winters (Tule Lake, CA) were extremely cold, and the wooden floors were not sealed from the elements. One coal-fueled pot-bellied stove in each unit was not enough to warm our "home." Looking at the brick buildings of Auschwitz makes one believe the prisoners lived in better housing than many during those times, but that's not true at ...
Hi everyone! We've finished 2 days of camp and it's going great! Here's a short run down on camp so far: The campers love games and dancing! All our workshops went great. The students each led or co-lead a workshop themselves. Line dancing was a hit. :) we did cowboy night theme today and it went great too. It was our first day of classes and everyone did well. We have about 7 campers in each class. Some are shy but ...
Other places to stay in Bielsko-Biala
ul. Zywiecka 93, Bielsko-Biala | 3 star hotelfrom $46
Bystrzanska 48, Bielsko-Biala | 4 star hotelfrom $72
12, 3 Maja Street, Bielsko-Biala | Hotelfrom $67
al Armii Krajowej 316, Bielsko-Biala | Hotelfrom $33
ul. Zapora 3, Bielsko-Biala | 5 star hotelfrom $77
220 Armii Krajowej Avenue, Bielsko-Biala | Hotelfrom $26
ul Mostowa 2, Bielsko-Biala | 4 star hotelfrom $67