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 ...
After a leisurely breakfast and a morning of writing they decided to go to a local park for families, with a weapon collection, models of castles, rides for little children and a tent with items from the Second World War. They were very interesting but the best bit was a huge model of Wolf's Lair. They found it really helpful to see how all the bunkers fitted together and what they looked like before they were blown up. Also in the tent was a model of ...
... work, we set off deeper into the woods and swamps of East Prussia. We drove through isolated villages, with crusty locals getting their beers ready for the evening, and where I pointed out the old German architecture. There were amusingly lengthy delays at miles long roadworks, and hair-raising drives along roads only part completed.
We eventually reached our target area, and parked Red down a track, alongside a wood. We set off on foot, down a track ...
Having gone to bed very late to make use of the beautiful room they than got up early to go to the Baltic Sea. The city is not right by the sea but there are lots of docks there as Gdansk has been a port for hundreds of years.
The roads were very quiet and we saw lots of cranes looking like herds of mechanical giraffe.
a cup of tea was had and Ed got lots of information from some very ...
... century when the place was German. The display was of enormous interest because of its hilarious bias: writing about nineteenth century German colonisation of Poland (really?) and much gloating over the Versailles Treaty. Best of all was the comment that Germany as a whole had been unable to get over losing the First World War, and there is a lot of truth and consequence in that telling phrase.
Our journey to the sea had given us a good, but distant view of ...
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