Hotel Solny

Address: ul Grottgera 27, Wieliczka, Southern Poland, 32 020, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Wieliczka

Rain and More Perogies

A travel blog entry by jordanpurvis on May 12, 2013

... set up on the edge, while the whole time you can hear the sounds of the gunfire and the Luftwaffe overhead. Make this a 'MUST SEE' if you visit Krakow - which you really should. After leaving the museum a light rain began to fall, which I combatted by grabbing some Zapiekanka (a Polish baguette topped with what you desire) and heading towards Wawel Castle. The rain soon quit, and we toured the Cathedral, more ...

Krackin' up in Krakow

A travel blog entry by joan_chuck on Sep 19, 2012

1 comment, 10 photos

... which is under Market Square. It's the most amazing place, showing the layers of the square as it was rebuilt over the centuries. The museum has only been open a couple of years and is the most high-tech museum we've ever seen. We took advantage of a laundromat mentioned in the Rick Steve's book. Dropped our stuff off before our trip to Auschwitz (the next post) and picked it up afte we got off the bus. It's a cafe with full bar and live music. What a ...

Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff on Aug 24, 2012

28 photos

... 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 ...

The Wieliczka Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by ruthbarz on Jul 09, 2012

7 photos

... me to follow. Alex is so used to talking to people with accents, he was sometimes the only one reacting to George's jokes. I kept wanting to run ahead to the group in front of us, because their tour guide was British, but they were keeping count in each of the groups.

Everything in the salt mines was made of salt. If you licked your finger, touched the wall, and licked it again, it was really salty. ...

Down in the salt mines

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg on Jul 06, 2012

2 comments, 14 photos

... like 10 times more concentrated in the mines so it won’t be as good.

In the mines there’s lots of wooden supports, this is because when wood is exposed to salt it becomes stronger as opposed to metal which corrodes. We even saw some wood that was in the process of being petrified and had salt deposits all over it. We learnt about both the miners and the horses who worked in the mines. Apparently all the miners who worked there were free men and got paid ...