The Secret Garden Hostel
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... have a car pick us up at the flat to take us on a tour to the Wieliczka Salt Mine for the afternoon and drop us off at the train station later. The salt mine tour is three hours long with lots of stairs. Quite a site though, it has been mined since medieval times and it is still an active mine. Many of the subterranean halls have been turned into chapels, sculpture displays and one lazer light show...a tourist mecca! Everyone must be a part ...
... rode home in a beautiful horse and carriage. Two gorgeous grey horses and a beautiful white carriage. We took all the back streets and discovered other parts of Krakow that we had yet to explore. This city will certainly be a major highlight on our tour, it has such character, such history and is truly amazing. I have taken quite a few photos this afternoon, see them below when I post the ...
... waiting for an hour for the coach back to Krakow, just as the clouds were about to open up and pour down, the coach arrived...but there were many other people who had arrived for the coach back to Krakow in that hour. And, as we were too polite to push like all the other crazies, we waited in the rain for the next one.
We're now in Bratislava for 3 nights and have lots planned!!
... checking the views and learning about the dragon that used to terrorize the town, we tried to descend the hill and were accosted by four people wanting us to wear their animal hats. Jokes, hats, laughs, and my hand firmly on my bag! We finally escaped, made our way down the hill, and were accosted by a medieval man, who put medieval clothes on me and a sword in my hand and challenged me to a fight. Again, hand firmly on my bag! Those ...
... I won’t share it here as it’s not my place to share it, but I have a better understanding now of the horrors faced by my grandparents during the war. Unbelievable that they survived.
After leaving the camp, we boarded the bus back to Krakow. I made plans to meet up with Sylvia later as several of us were going out to bars in the Jewish Quarter. I’d mentioned earlier that during the war it was set up as a ghetto- literally ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Secret Garden Hostel Krakow
Very nice and relaxing apartment.
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