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... 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.
... are uncertain. From a word meaning ' protrusion from the marshes' to 'ravine' to a variation of 'Babel', the theories are numerous. What is agreed upon however is that the Wawel hill, located on the left bank of the Vistula river and just south of Old Town, is a Jurassic limestone formation 150 million years old. Medieval legend has it that a Dragon was living in a cave at Wawel hill, and that Krakus, a legendary Polish prince, ruler and founder of ...
... and then they would go back to continue sculling whatever they had in their hands.
Every left ways we looked we were shocked by the society approved hair styles that we saw. Yes, sorry to say, but the mullet is back... Well in Krakow it is. I am not sure why Krakow has an abundance of mullets but all together we would have seen 50 to 60 mullets. It basically was a “who’s who” of business at the front, party at the back ...
... the mine. Despite of our best efforts to sign up with a smaller group, we noticed that our tour group was growing to be about 40 people (not something either one of us wanted to be a part of). We quickly found a French tour group of 7 people and went with them and their tour guide to visit the mines (our time in France was very well spent!).
We initially had to climb down into the mine by staircase (380 steps) to the 1st level of the mine ...