Hotel Pod Lwem
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... brush my teeth and jump in the shower. Feeling much more human, I changed clothes and headed off to the whole reason I was in this town: Malbork Castle.
Malbork Castle was the headquarters of the Knights of the Teutonic Order. Marienburg, as it was known back then, started life as a normal castle in the 14th century. But after the Holy Land was lost to the Muslims, the Order’s crusading focus had shifted from the Middle East to the Baltic. The ...
We had breakfast in a cafe in the town square before catching the train to the town of Malbork which took 45 minutes. Lucky dad can speak Polish the polish train stations are very confusing. The train was like the Harry Potter train with your own cabin. The train travelled through fields and small towns. Malbork castle is the largest gothic castle in the world with 21 hectares of buildings - the largest brick structure ...
... br> The wars weren't very kind to Malbork, but the castle has been restored in an impressive fashion. The courtyards, bridges and endless rooms are filled with relics and museums providing a glimpse of a time where bigger was better and steel was king.
The entrance ticket comes with a choice of either doing a guided group tour or of simply using ...
... Sopot which is north of Gdansk. I mentioned that I learned how to use a train ticket which I did. I am a little more nervous about using my Eurail pass now. Some trains validate the ticket before. Some trains validate it on the train. I will figure it out and if I don't that will just be a story to tell but it is still scary to think about. We didn't really do anything in Sopot. We walked onto a very large pier which was interesting and she showed us the nicest hotel in Sopot ...
... to provide blankets for their outdoor clients. This restaurant was no exception, and on a chilly rainy night a nice warm fleece blanket is a great comfort. We had to be careful because our last tram was at 2116! It's a while since either of us had to get the last train home. We made it and rumbled off back to the campsite. Then before bed, we decide to risk all and have a glass of Moldovan wine. Just what the doctor ordered? Mileage ...