Vestina Hotel

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

The Crack Down on Krakow

A travel blog entry by lindsay.n.sarah on Sep 29, 2012

42 photos

... had heard, Poland wasn't a very rich country. Going through the countryside on the train you could see this but to our surprise Krakow was a very nice city and the old town was amazing and wonder to walk around and find really good traditional food. The streets were very clean and nice. We had found a couple of restaurants, one where we had duck with apple sauce and it was so delicious. The other Lindsay had bean soup, some stuffed pork with mushrooms, ...

Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff on Aug 24, 2012

28 photos

... depth of 64 meters. It didn’t feel too creepy as long as we didn’t think too much about what we were actually doing (climbing down deep within a mine with limited access of getting out). It helped that our tour guide had a great sense of humour who kept us moving along with anecdotes of past visitors lost within the mine when they ventured off on their own discoveries (we all stuck close together – very effective technique for not losing ...

The Wieliczka Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by ruthbarz on Jul 09, 2012

7 photos

... that the salt mines were cool, but two hours was a long time to listen to the history and look at reenactments of things that happened there. There were statues of all the famous people who visited (who cares?). But there was also reinforcement of the mines with wood. Some of it was so old that it became petrified, which was the intent, so that it was really strong. The coolest part was definitely the ...

Down in the salt mines

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg on Jul 06, 2012

2 comments, 14 photos

... which was worth more than gold back in the day. Huh, not the same these days! The horses had it much worse. The horses brought down never saw the surface again, they lived down there, worked down there and died down there. There was only one exception to this, the last horse who worked down there was brought up sometime in the late 70’s (we think, remember facts in this blog are sometimes a bit iffy).

There are a number of lakes in the mines, of course, they ...

Auschwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by jusandra on May 30, 2012

34 photos

... first started to build Birkenau they were using bricks from the surrounding houses however, even tho they had prisoners working long hours to complete the buildings, they weren't finishing them quick enough. It was then decided that they would start using wood to build as this was not only easier to come by but also quicker. As the end of the war approached and the Germans realised they were being defeated by the allies, they quickly started to ...

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