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... was to meet 2 more cousins so after we finished lunch we went off to meet Cousin Marysia.
She is the daughter of one of Paul's Mother's Sisters.
We just thought it was going to be a small family gathering but there was a room full of people.
We actually felt like royalty because one of the cousins was taking photos of us from the moment we stepped out of the car! She was such a character and never stopped laughing.
Marysia's husband greeted me with the usual 3 ...
Today was the first day touring around Krakow. I finally had kielbasa this morning for breakfast. It was basically the same as home but it was a little different in texture, softer and not so dry. We took the tram into the city to tour Old town. It was a lot of walking on the cobblestones of Poland, but it was completely worth it. We saw Saint Mary's basilica, the Cloth hall, Kazimierz(Jewish district), the place where Pope John Paul lived as ...
... round pretzels. They didn't really taste like traditional pretzels but they were still good.
Since we were already in the Old Town section we decided to wander around there first before heading south to the Jewish district. We passed by the Clock Tower in the main square. There is a giant head sculpture on its side right in front of the tower which was both creepy and cool at the same time. The main building just off the square is the Basilica of ...
... my arrival. As I ran I felt people stop and stare at me; maybe it was the just the idea of a middle aged woman running by herself that took them by surprise. The funny thing is that no-one looked overweight -maybe they just eat right and exercise indoors! I decided to forgo running for the rest of my stay, and just do a lot of walking!
Upon returning to my hotel, I changed into my walking shoes and donned proper daytime clothing, with a coat and scarf and ...
... communist role as a telecoms factory into a museum of German Occupation - truly a terrific museum that engaged us completely - now all Ms got to do is watch the film! The weather has been fantastic and the evenings of photographers light have hopefully paid dividends. Next were overnighting in Wroclaw before continuing westwards.A great day was also improved upon by the mighty U's maintaining the magnificent start to the season. Top banana!