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After a horrible nights sleep Nick and I woke today and packed up our stuff so that we could move rooms after returning from our tour. We ate breakfast at the hostel which included toast, with soft cheese (not to bad), stale corn flake type cereal and spam. There were also jugs of milk, but we didn't trust them because they had been sitting there for a while.
We ate quickly and went out front of the hostel to wait for our shuttle. He was a bit late, but it was ...
... where we met up with Ana, Marta and not-so-little-anymore Witek who had grown exponentially since our last visit – he is now 12! Ana prepared an impressive lunch spread that we enjoyed upon arrival. After lunch, Ana gave us a short tour of the family art in the house and the gentlemen headed to the Saturn (Polish Best Buy) while we ladies headed out to the garden for wine and catching up.
The hotel we chose in Krakow could not have had ...
... history was irrelevant as they were no longer a country.
The Polish argument came again that it protects the city square from wind and helps prevent illness, which again was rejected by the Austrians. The final argument worked though, that when the Austrian leaders daughters and wives went to church, the wind would sweep through and lift up their skirts, revealing all. The Austrian leaders were concerned about this so the wall survived.
The tour finished at ...
... catching a tram to the train station. Here, we made our way to our little compartment, and I claimed the bottom bunk, ready for our overnight train to Budapest. Although we had planned to spend the rest of the evening playing cards, I promptly fell asleep, and left Mr H trying to figure out how the light switch worked.
We will tell you about our adventures in Budapest in the next blog!
Lots of love & thanks for reading,
Lyndsey & Martin
Czestochowa, the site of the Jasna Gora Monastery, was our lunch stop on a very cold, wet day travelling from Warsaw to Krakow. The Black Madonna is found here and the place is a shrine, rather like Lourdes. There were hundreds of pilgrims, some in wheelchairs, visiting this site and praying earnestly. The area has been credited with miracles and was visited by a most famous local, Pope John Paul II.
May is the time when children make their ...