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... So it was off to the nearby Hotel Grand Salt for soup or pasta. I had a delicious white horseradish soup.
I chose not to take the mine tour for two reasons, I do not like confined spaces and I have a blister on balls of each foot from my 18 km of walking around Budapest. Instead I sat at a table enjoying a coffee, a Grilled Polish sausage and writing the first part of todays blog.
We arrived at our Hotel ...
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... already met everyone a few times so were friendly with the entire group. We also got to meet Kuba's twin Pawet and his wife Eva which was fun. Sunday was a great day. We went to Jakub's parents for the afternoon who had gone to a lot of effort for us to give us a great culinary afternoon. We arrived and enjoyed onion soup and like in Warsaw with Tomek's family, conversed using our lovely translators. Although Kuba's Dad enjoyed saying what he could in English, and ...
The salt mine only stopped mining 7 years ago. We climb down 800 steps into the salt mine chambers where 3 workers carved statue s in their spare time after work. We go through the mine chambers on different levels, 65 metres underground 93 metres then 120 metres then 145 metres underground. There are corridoors everywhere and we have to be careful not to get lost. We saw how ...
... didn't disappoint! Even if I only got 5.
The next day we had a tour booked to go to Auschwitz. It cost around 100 Zloty each which isn't too badly priced for a 6 hour tour. We got picked up from our hotel and then a van load of us were taken out to Auschwitz for the tour. It was about an hours drive out of Krakow. Driving up to the camp had an eerie feeling.
It took a while to get everyone sorted but once we had our ...