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 ...
... miniature models of castles. There was a display of stadiums used in Euro 2012. There was a medieval re-enactor doing things. It was all rather splendid. A large group of teenage girls who had been dragged along did not share our enthusiasm. Best of all, there was a big and extremely informative model of the Wolf's Lair, recreating its wartime appearance. It showed how the massive bunkers looked like Inca temples, and put the whole complex into a rather ...
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 ...
... basic narrative, here Hitler's bunker, there the building where Stauffenberg tried to kill Hitler. Here was Keitel, there were secretaries, and over there was good old Goering. It was a bizarre and surreal town in the woods; its purpose to oversee the destruction of the Soviet Union and to establish German dominance over Europe for a thousand years. The stakes were high. And the gigantic, titanic ruins stand as testimony to the destruction of the impossible nightmare.
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