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Travel Blogs from Warsaw
... Lietuva Border!
First of all, I do not want the same ordeal leaving this city as entering, secondly the Belarus Visa is causing me some problems, that is why the planned detour via the Baltic States are the only option to enter Russia.
As I always said, I have my plan, but must be flexible of different circumstances, otherwise such a tour can not be realised.
Next time you hear news from the Baltic States .
... and it was evident that this would be drastically more reasonable than Barcelona.
When we left this restaurant, we found ourselves walking towards a big neon sign that said TK MAXX. Amanda and I joked that we should find the manager and tell them they spelled the name wrong! As we went past this building, we saw a huge, prominent building which dominated the skyline. We went there and it turned out to be called "Palace of Culture and Science". We saw ...
Landed at Warsaw at 10:30 through thick cloud until the last moment. The onboard 'downwards' camera was quite interesting as we descended - nothing, nothing and then a busy highway about a 100 feet underneath us!
It was snowing when we landed and the airfield was blanketed in a light covering - a drastic contrast to what we had left ...
... who won't let me sleep.
Find a cash machine to withdraw some Polish currency - the Zloty, find my hostel, find the kettle and make some tea. Those were my priorities and I knocked them all down quickly, in that same order. I immediately got talking to a drunk American called Mike. When I arrived he'd been helping with the cleaning so I naturally assumed he worked there and was just an early riser. But no. He was just drunk and hadn't gone to bed yet. Nice guy, though. ...
... Schmacko strips (yes, still have some) and she got my name and said she would send me pics of the dog to keep me updated. I overheard her say something like - no, tourist - so I'm guessing someone was asking if I was the owner and the mother said no I was just a tourist.
There was actually some lovely buildings both in the Old Town and past the south entrance.
Anyway - that's about it for Poland. Some nice people and some down right rude people. Don't think I'll be back.