Travel Blogs from Gizycko
... rolling countryside, with a mixture of pastures and woods, with a few lakes thrown in for good measure. There is a fair range of agricultural machinery, with many looking very new, but also a fair number still earning their keep but of a vintage that would give them pride of place at any vintage agricultural show in Ayrshire. After a lick of paint of course. It was just a matter of setting the cruise control to 90, sitting back, enjoying the view, and avoiding ...
Lovely smooth tarmac, not many lorries and lots of lakes to look at on the journey across the border from Lithuania into Poland.
Trakai is 25km outside Vilnius, with a Castle in the middle of a lake that dates back to 1400.
Lots of history surrounding the Karaite people and why they arrived in the area. Very pretty but very touristy although a worthy coffee stop enroute to Elk.
It's another open border but we ...
I arrived Ketrzyn at 3 AM from Lithuania and waited out in the cold for 2 hours walking around town some and reading a book underneath a hotel that kept me out of the rain. At 530 AM, I couldn't figure out exactly where the bus stops were, so I took a taxi to Gierloz, which is 8 KM away. Gierloz is the home of Hitler's Bunker or Wolf's Lair and he made it his residence from 1941-1944. It was quite ...
... The halo of grey colored feather around his neck and the featherless wrinkled head with huge beak enhances this impression even further...
An African maribu in a dark green Polish forest...maybe escaped from Warsaw
zoo or else the Berlin Department of Ddetention for Endangered Animals...never heard of migrating maribus really!!!
Still the place is ideal for camping when I ...
... an overheated human body warmed up by the relaxing feelings brought about by King Alcohol - wouldn`t be the first time waking up with my teeth clattering, the signs of hypertermia in full swing here...
Returning from the shower rooms freshy washed and shampooed and getting supercool interest in My Chilean Red Wine I get inviterd for macaroni and cold German Weissen beer by my neighbors, two German motorbike-enthusiasts with long grey streaked beards, ...
Other places to stay in Gizycko
3 Maja 2 Street, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $43
Al Wojska Polskiego 56, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $54
al. Wojska Polskiego 37, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $49
Plac Grunwaldzki 8, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $29
Moniuszki 1, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $43
Guty 9, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $13