Travel Blogs from Gizycko
Shortish ride her yesterday,through pine forests,and very quite roads,it was stunningly beautiful. 270 miles,arriving at our gorgeous hotel,all marble reception,very plush,private parking for bike, Our room had its own private balcony. Last nights meal with wine and beer cost about £7.00. We are travelling into Lithuania ...
... concrete lock with a submarine in it. The guide had talked about the canal and lock but they didn't realise it still existed. We hotfooted it back to the hostel to do some research. Willow managed to find an arial photo of the lock. We had a really exciting journey as in the 12 miles there there were 6 sets of very long road works. You couldn't see the other end and as the temporary traffic lights were facing the sun it was really hard to see of ...
... s role entitled him to be present, there was not really a lot that could go wrong. The assassination attempt failed owing to an amazing sequence of luck. The meeting was due to be held in one of the ginormous bunkers, which would have contained and intesified the concussive force of the blast. But the bunker in question was undergoing yet more reinforcement, so the briefing was held in one of the less fortified buildings, so enabling the external dispersal ...
Back for a delightful breakfast then on a long journey on small roads to Wolf's Lair, Hitler's war time HQ in the East.
We saw lots of beautiful countryside, not unlike Northamptonshire. The roads were very bumpy and narrow. Ed really seemed to enjoy it.
We had a date with a lady to show us round so were rather miffed when we were stopped by the police for speeding! They looked at ...
... piece of historical real estate and is clearly making a tidy profit.
When the invasion of Russia began in June 1941, Hitler came out here to supervise what he expected would be a rapid victory. He only expected to be here a few weeks. Instead, he stayed here for over 800 days, whilst watching his ambitions crash around his ears.Constructed in the heart of the Masurian Forest, it was never going to be a comfortable place, surrounded by swamps and infested with ...
Other places to stay in Gizycko
3 Maja 2 Street, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Al Wojska Polskiego 56, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $59
al. Wojska Polskiego 37, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Plac Grunwaldzki 8, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $43
Moniuszki 1, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $39
Guty 9, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $25