Travel Blogs from Konstantynow Lodzki
... was another winding road trip to the town of Wisla, which is a very nice little town. The home of the famous hotel Golebiewski. Under this hotel is the Tropikana Aqua Park. (http://www.golebiewski.pl/wisla/atrakc je/park-wodny-tropikana) Paul and I had no idea what to expect. But it was pleasant surprise, the aqua park was a little old – I have ...
Saturday July 5
Auschwitz & Krakow ( pronounced as we now realise
*Today’s destination is Krakow. But our via point is
Oswiecim – you may not have heard of this place but it is otherwise known by
its German name ‘ Auschwitz’.
We have previously been to another smaller Concentration Camp in Austria and so had an idea of what ...
... I eventually pulled out a rain jacket from my bag to help try to get Amanda to warm up. Also another layer of socks. it helped a bit but not much. So... it was a relief to see the sunrise at around 4:30 am. we saw some really cool views and the train ride became scenic as we started going through tunnels and along the Czech countryside.
There was a thick fog that blanketed the valley. As the sun rose higher and higher the fog began to burn off.
... br> We walked towards the University and this was about a 12 minute walk. Along the way we passed the flat where Jairo and Lorena rented and lived. We were headed towards the dorms so we asked why they did not live in the dorms. They mentioned that they could not live together since they were not married.. these were the rules of the Polish University. They showed us pictures of their home and it was gorgeous. New wood floors, nice kitchen and fully ...
It was one of those late mornings again but we got going on a quest to find the Jewish ghetto.
In the war Jewish people were only allowed to be in one area of a city that was guarded by the Nazis.
We had real trouble finding our way but had fun doing it. Some of the roads had been dug up so we found ourselves driving through a road works site. It was all quite exciting. We only got hooted at ...