Cottbus - Opole

Trip Start Jun 02, 2007
Trip End Sep 14, 2007

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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Drove into Poland early next morning, got stopped at the border and had to wait to the side for our passports to get checked and Cy and Ants van got checked by sniffer dog, they must of thought they looked dodgy as we got left alone.
Had our first experience driving on Polish roads, they are terrible, bumpy and potholes everywhere.  Once we got onto the main dual highway was much better.
Stopped to get groceries from a huge supermarket and fill up on cheap fuel, such a hot afternoon we found a lake just north of Opole, was man made so not that nice, was good to lie in the sun and read a book for a couple of hours though.
Stayed there the night so could leave early and go to Auswhictz concentration camp the next day.
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jacqsgeoff on

What a fantastic trip you guys are having. The history of the area is so interesting. From Hitler to their own politics. I would have checked you guys out with the dogs. Look forward to the next entry.

timorlads on

Hello from Timor
Ola or Bom dia as the locals here say it..
We've just all had a good catch up on all your tid bits..
Is there any 'other' announcements you would like to share.....
Were still getting used to the sunny weather, lovely people and great views of this place but good hear you guys are loving it..
Looking foward to hearing more and we'll see either of you one way or other in three months!!
Talk soon,
Pez, Ben and GI.

lanz on

Hay frm dunners
Hay guyz
Sounds like its a barrel of fun over there. well its pissing down raining here and ive got class in 5min, we got nutrition 4 our health class & am making a yummy lemon chix salad. not much else happening, leav 4 qtwn on sunday 4 7wks posting, told u i was going there eh? we had our 2nd tcoll 'camp' @ whare flat which is just outside of mosgiel on sat so massive piss up and had big bonfire etc etc. was gr8 2 get away just 4 the night. had soccer yes2day my last game for season and the club. we lost but had fun in the rain well kinda fun, bloody cold and i got shoved in a puddle. woo hoo. body bit sore now tho. still tidying my room from moving as been sick for bout 10days, bloody viral cold or something, feel nearly 100% now. well betta cruise, keep up wt th updates. xx lanz

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