Motel Na Wierzynka
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... 17th century.
If you were a salt fiend it would have been like touring Willy Wonka's chocolate factory as you are free to touch, feel and indeed, lick the walls at any point should you so desire.
I ran my hand over the wall in one section and licked my palm (classy I know). Funnily enough the wall of rock salt tasted very much of....salt. Lesson learned, I made the decision not to do that again.
We entered various rooms on the tour but the ...
... the clock tower in the main square where we had heard that you can go up to the top. Unfortunately it was closed every second day and this was one of those days. In the tower we were trying to get up, every hour a trumpet player plays a tune out each of the four windows. The trumpet player is a member of the fire fighters band and is on a 24 hour shift! But to be fair he only plays once every hour for about 15 minutes and it's apparently a well paid position.
We got ...
... wooden church and green bus stops to a narrow lane". What a beautiful church it was! The facade was made of dark wood with a beautiful painting on the side facing the road. As we stopped to admire the church and check our directions, two women arrived in a car which pulled up in the midst of us. (We were obviously in their parking spot.) They seemed rather confused as to what we were all doing there but ignored us as we walked about taking more than ...
... group split and a scouting party went out ahead. The remainder of the group further debated the point and nearly decided to take the alternate path when the scouting party sent signals to indicate they had found the way out of the forest. We finally determined that a ploy had been inserted in the route directions to challenge our problem solving skills. (Didn't fool us for a minute - more like 10 minutes.) Our next challenge was ...
... town easier and quicker. Krakow is a beautiful city and we wer keen to explore more the next day.
The next day we headed straight to Wawel Castle and wandered around the Jewish quarter. We sampled some of the finest Icecream we ever tasted in a very unnoticable gelato shop, which we would not known about if it werent for a 50m queue outside the shop. We thought that if that many people queue for icecream here it ought to be good and it was soooo delicious. Across ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool