Hotel Polonia

ul. Kochanowskiego 3, Katowice, Southern Poland, 40-035, Poland | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen


... site the memorial reads, "For ever let this place be a cry of despair and a warning to humanity, where the Nazis murdered about one and a half million men, women, and children, mainly Jews from various countries of Europe". The guide finished with a quote from George Santayana, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it". So in the light of those philosophical inscriptions allow me to conclude on my thoughts: What's most worrisome ...

A birthday and a wedding ceremony

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


... a civil ceremony three years ago which we missed, and this was a really lovely surprise. After the tears came the thought 'what will I wear??!!??’ But we managed.

Andy and Justyna decided on this a very few weeks ago, and attending Mass plus dinner at home yesterday were all of us with Anna’s brother, sister-in-law and niece, Justyna’s sister, brother-in-law and two children, ...

Travelling back to the eighties.

A travel blog entry by andrew.collard


It's not the big hair or the shoulder pads, but Katowice still seems in the grip of the bleakest type of communist town architecture. Ok, the train ststion is very nice and modern and so is the hostel, but the centre is abysmal. The few nice buildings they have aren't appreciated it seems. I spot one all but obliterated by a Subway advert. To be fair, a lot of work is happening on the roads and some modern shopping, but the communist ...

Krakow for the day

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


... dragon and many tried until a young shoemaker came along. He fed the dragon a sheep filled with sulphur, it made him so thirsty that he went to the river and drank half of it up then exploded. So the city was saved and the shoemaker was one happy chap. And Smok himself is by the river, apparently you text a number and he will breathe fire and smoke, we did see some pyrotechnics so I guess someone did it – and it gave a couple of little kids a ...

Back to the boy

A travel blog entry by laceys.log


... of St Molaise which was about six feet tall, extra-slim (gaunt?) and he had a lovely face, very detailed. He lived in the 6th century, was the king’s son but decided to live as a hermit on a Holy island, the statue has had its hands cut off at some point but you don’t really notice. I also ended up under the clock tower amongst the workings, a lovely light airy space despite the wood and iron of the clock, and it had a pretty outlook ...


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