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The “Wieliczka” Salt Mine is one of the most valuable monuments of material and spiritual culture in Poland. Each year it is visited by more than one million tourists from all over the world.
It is also a world class monument, featuring among twelve objects on the UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage List.Today, the ...
... methan gas, and in order to stabilize the mine they used lots of wood.
Salt was sold and made the region around Krakow rich. The income from the salt financed the castle Wavel in Krakow and the city wall.
In the salt mine are a lot of chapels where the workers prayed in order to survive the day and work. The jobs were paid well.
Still I would not have been able to work there and these men have my uttermost respect.
... of these were true. The outskirts of the city looked much like any other on approach. However, as we wound through some quite hilly streets, it became clear that we were in a city that had seen wealth during it's years of formation, as the houses were multi-storied and opulent, many set on quite large grounds, and many had been restored to their former glory. The streets became even more narrow and cobblestoned and we rounded a bend to view a hilly and densely populated ...
Today we had a bus trip for around 6 hours. Which included a stop for morning tea at McDonalds when we weren't hungry so we didn't get anything, and then lunch at a small petrol station when we did need a feed, good thing Scott the tour leader had told us to bring some food. Mid afternoon we arrived at Auschwitz camp and had a look around, it was very interesting as when we learnt about these things ...
... strange. I watched the Arsenal game on the bus so was feeling pretty low by the time I arrived in Krakow, given that we went out of the FA Cup, Again.
When I got to the hostel I had already decided that I was going out tonight and that vodka would play a pretty large part in the evening also. The hostel was so good, probably the best one I have stayed in. The staff were really friendly and all the people in the common room were pretty cool. I ...