Hotel Turkus

Al. Jana Pawla II 54, Bialystok, Lake District, 15-703, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Bialystok


A travel blog entry by farran


... the former Jewish quarter in Bialystok. Their music can be heard in the background of the movie, "The Pencil". They presented us with a CD of their songs, and I gave them their choice of one of my linocut prints. I loved one of the figures created by the wood carver, and it was ours to purchase. One Jewish guest at the event showed us his collection of old and rare Jewish books. ...


A travel blog entry by farran


... employed a mixture of architectural styles-primarily neo-Gothic and Byzantine. Characteristic of many synagogues built at the beginning of the 20th century, the sturcture's dome exhibited a Byzantine-Muslim influence in an atempt to reduce the neo-Gothic appearance that had become so closely identified with Christianity.

At the synagogue-which was only open on Saturdays and holidays-women prayed together with men, though ...


A travel blog entry by farran


... more time in traffic, just like it does here. Because he doesn't travel to Warsaw often, catching the correct roads out of town was hit and miss for a while.

From the moment of his arrival, we knew we were in the company of someone very special. He displayed tremendous knowledge of Polish-Jewish culture and history with enormous sensitivity. We learned of his extraordinary passion for preserving the ...

Getting ready for the climb.

A travel blog entry by mkmovingforward

... train) to Zakopane for a lower price. I paid 115zl. (apprx. $38US) for a first class overnight ticket or a 78zl (approx. $26US) for second class. Not to shabby. The down side is if you are traveling across Poland the trips may last longer then 10 hours.

There is no camping allowed in the Tatry national park only a night stay in the safe houses. So renting ...

The items list.

A travel blog entry by mkmovingforward

... you have BROKEN IN already).

  • Polar jacket (you determine how warm it has to be).
  • Lighter jacket.
  • Long pants (especially if you plan on heading out at 6am it can be in the 50-60F).
  • Shorts and/or knee length pants/leggings.
  • Hat or scarf.
  • Tops (Depending on who you are short sleeve and no sleeve maybe ideal but I do suggest to bring at least one light long sleeve. Sometimes you need a lite ...

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