Travel Blogs from Gizycko
... and central heating. Hitler believed the Wolf's Lair to be one of the safest places in Europe - probably why he spent so much time here! After Hitler left The Wolf's Lair on 20th November 1944, he left instructions for the complex to be blown up. A special train delivered the tons of TNT needed to destroy the heavily fortified bunkers and barracks. The destruction of the complex was carried out on 24th and 25th January 1945 and the explosions were heard in Ketrzyn, ...
... was hungry so we stopped just over the border for lunch.
Now after lunch we had to find a secret HQ. HHCIB?
Well it turns out harder than you might think.
Our sat navs started fighting again, we were zooming in on maps, went down dead ends, got quite close at one point, then turned away.
It was when Andrei's sat nav said more off road, it was getting dark, that we pinpointed as best we could exactly where it ...
We are, apparently, out of season. This small town is host to lots of watersports enthusiasts as the season turns to summer, but right now they are still in preparation mode. We've seen restaurants being renovated, deckchairs being unpacked, patios being laid, a boat being launched. Some buildings look as tho they are still being built. We think we might prefer it like this! It's the most expensive place we've stayed, for both the room, and evening meals, even in low season. We ...
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 ...
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
Paseo de San Raimundo 15, Laguardia | 4 star hotelfrom $43
Moniuszki 1, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $39
Guty 9, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $25