Orbis Polonez Hotel
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Choir Fortius participated in some festival. We had a very great time there, the hotel was very fine and the weather was wonderful. After the festival, we had a concert tour in Germany.
... 0830 hrs and our local guide was running late. Finally she arrived all flustered and full of conversation. She was a Pom who has lived here for years with her father, all dressed black with a Marlene Deitrich type fitted hat and a face so full of rouge she looked like a red indian! We were staying on the Eastern side of Berlin which was full of the very ornate old buildings and a whole lot of Scaffolding.. We stopped for photos at the ...
... security guy here wont let us go any further but at least we could see the stands and the pitch. Looks empty, as it had done during the match on Thursday night !
We return to the tram and head back into town. It is another hot day and the tram is baking hot. As we reach the railway station the tram turns in the wrong direction so we have to jump off and get another one.
Have to stop in the old square for a farewell beer before picking up our bags ...
... tourists, such as ourselves, were likely to be hit by the police if spotted.
We board another tram, the only rails we would be going on this week, and headed back into town leaving again on the far side to pass over the Warta River to visit the Cathedral of St Peter & St Paul located on an island where the river splits. Another old building that was badly damaged in 1939-45 and has been since restored. We are so used to seeing Gothic Cathedrals ...
... to be another decent bar to visit along the road a bit, and possibly was, although we couldn't find it. Instead we started to retrace out steps towards the old square down some old cobbled side streets. Spotted what could only be described as a pretty basic locals bar which looked welcome so we decided to rest our weary limbs here for a while.
Next stop is the old square again. There are quite a few police walking the square this evening and about every 10mins ...