Vestina Hotel

ul. Malinka 35, Wieliczka, Southern Poland, 43-460, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Wieliczka

A trip to Wieliczka Salt mine

A travel blog entry by jackandkate

6

The salt mine only stopped mining 7 years ago. We climb down 800 steps into the salt mine chambers where 3 workers carved statue s in their spare time after work. We go through the mine chambers on different levels, 65 metres underground 93 metres then 120 metres then 145 metres underground. There are corridoors everywhere and we have to be careful not to get lost. We saw how ...

Mmmm...Salty

A travel blog entry by andrewclifton

12

... 17th century.

If you were a salt fiend it would have been like touring Willy Wonka's chocolate factory as you are free to touch, feel and indeed, lick the walls at any point should you so desire.

I ran my hand over the wall in one section and licked my palm (classy I know). Funnily enough the wall of rock salt tasted very much of....salt. Lesson learned, I made the decision not to do that again.

We entered various rooms on the tour but the ...

Socialistic ideals

A travel blog entry by ludtjes

4

... a workers 'paradise' with concrete apartment buildings in the typical socialistic style. At first there were no theaters (why necessary? the workers have their work as leisure) nor churches (as religion is opium of the people). The steel plant itself has a grande entrance which was supposed to engage in dialog with the Wawel, the Krakow castle ...

Down in the salt mines

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg

2
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... the clock tower in the main square where we had heard that you can go up to the top. Unfortunately it was closed every second day and this was one of those days. In the tower we were trying to get up, every hour a trumpet player plays a tune out each of the four windows. The trumpet player is a member of the fire fighters band and is on a 24 hour shift! But to be fair he only plays once every hour for about 15 minutes and it's apparently a well paid position.

We got ...

Day 9 - Biking & Salt Mine

A travel blog entry by ramblingroads

10

... wooden church and green bus stops to a narrow lane". What a beautiful church it was! The facade was made of dark wood with a beautiful painting on the side facing the road. As we stopped to admire the church and check our directions, two women arrived in a car which pulled up in the midst of us. (We were obviously in their parking spot.) They seemed rather confused as to what we were all doing there but ignored us as we walked about taking more than ...

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