Travel Blogs from Olsztyn
Yesterday very successful day chasing ancestors - went tp szczytno (ortelsburg) ,Olsztyn ( Allenstein ), sadowo near biskupiec, alt keykuth in polish stare kiejkuty - there is supposed to be a secret CIA post there. Off to the airport at gdansk. At the airport now. Poland must have the craziest drivers in the world. They overtake on double lines and push opposing traffic off the road!! Totally loved Poland - ...
... of paper and the farmers wife and her husband became quite animated. So the First Lady and the farmers wife marched us across these paddocks through locked gates etc- I started to think - something has gone wrong here - no cemetery in sight. So we get to these trees in the middle of nowhere and sure enough it's a tiny cemetery . When we found our relative's grave we couldn't believe it!!! Really touching ...
We met a lovely couple over breakfast who told us how Poland had changed and how poor it used to be. Now it has a fabulous infra structure and is quite modern - only in some of the country towns can you see the remainder of some of the poverty. So we are off to discover some of our ancestors roots today. He said that hitler and Stalin made a pact and all the Germans were driven away from Prussia and the German Ukrainian were re settled in Prussia . So it wasn't their home ...
Incredible day in Poland - our hotel st Bruno was an old fortress on the Mazury lakes. Went for a beautiful long walk along the lake. Then drove on to a littler village - mikelska ( can't pronounce any of. The names) and did a ferry ride - gorgeous . It's a sunny day today and we nearly got sunburn on the ...
... But the roads in ,rural Poland are soooo bad!! We h ave been on the road for 5 hours already and still have heaps to go and today wasn't even supposed to be much of a driving day!!! We have lots of laughs anyway. Quick lunch with warm beer at a small village . Saw lots of storks with giant nests on power ...
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