Category Archives: Poland

Recap – A trip around the world in pictures

On March 13th, we flew out of Los Angeles, with a change of planes in Beijing, which brought us to New Delhi, India. This was the starting point for our seven month around-the-world dream trip. Picking out a favorite or … Continue reading

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Poland street art and the midnight train to Prague

Tuesday, May 27th and Wednesday, May 28th ~ Krakow, Poland Many of the major cities now offer FREE walking tours and Krakow was no exception. They had several to choose from and we decided to try a slightly different avenue … Continue reading

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Krakow, Poland ~ Three lessons learned the hard way.

May 26th ~ Krakow, Poland Our friends left very early this morning to fly back home to the states.  We are on our own once again. Sometimes you just have to stop and take care of business.  In this case … Continue reading

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Krakow, Poland ~ River Tram ride to Benedictine Abbey, Underground City, Main Square

May 24th and 25th ~ Krakow, Poland After our tour ended and goodbyes were said, the six of us (Dick, Karen, Jan, Gary, Tim and I) prepared to move to a smaller hotel located right in the heart of the … Continue reading

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Krakow, Poland ~ From castles to a salt mine

May 23rd – Krakow, Poland This is the last official day of our Gate 1 tour of the Baltics and it ended on a strange note. As a group we had a morning orientation city tour of Krakow which included … Continue reading

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The Black Madonna and Auschwitz

May 22 ~ Auschwitz, Poland I had been both dreading and anxious about today.  Having heard about the atrocities that were inflicted by and upon mankind here, I was not sure how I would handle it. Thankfully our day started … Continue reading

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Warsaw, Poland ~ Resurrected from the ashes of World War II

Wednesday May 21st ~ Warsaw, Poland With a population of 1.7 million people Warsaw is the capital of Poland.  During World War II, they were devastated with as much as 85% of their buildings destroyed.  Like a Phoenix, they have … Continue reading

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