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Krakow and Auschwitz

USA | Sat, 16 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [943]

As part of our visit to Poland we took an overnight trip to Krakow to visit Auschwitz.  We debated if we should go, Elizabeth and I wanted to, but we weren’t sure about taking the girls.  We went back and forth if the girls were too young.... Read more >

Tags: awschwitz, krakow, poland, world nomads

Weekend away in Krakow

POLAND | Mon, 3 Apr 2017 | By swathi | Views [995] | Comments [2]

Krakow (4 th -5 th March 2017)     The Auschwitz tour left us in dire need of coffees. We found a chain café on the other side of the street that the tour bus had dropped us off on. I cheerfully asked the ... Read more >

Tags: krakow, salt mine, walking


POLAND | Sun, 8 May 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [363]

Warsaw - Wednesday, 4 May It was a long 8hr bus ride from Lithuania to Warsaw Poland and we arrived quite late in the evening. Since Lauren had not yet been to Warsaw, I accompanied her on a quick reconnaissance of the Old Town, so she could get ... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, krakow, poland, warsaw

It's been real Krakow

POLAND | Sat, 8 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [468]

In my travels, I try so stay in a particular location just long enough. I don't want to leave too early, as I realize I will probably never come back. I don't want to leave things for the next time-as there probably won't be a next time. Rather then ... Read more >

Tags: krakow, poland

Woeful Wawel

POLAND | Fri, 7 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [482]

Yesterday was the day to go to Wawel Castle, which is on the hill in Krakow. Wawel is a magnificent castle on the hill in Krakow, which was occupied by Poland Rulers in the 1300s's (Poland's Capital was moved to Warsaw in 1596). Later on, the castle ... Read more >

Tags: krakow, poland

Napping, Planned Communities, and Vodka

POLAND | Tue, 4 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [711]

Yesterday,  was an interesting day-slow in the morning, but busier in the afternoon.  The first thing I did was go to the police to see if anyone turned in my phone. So I went to the station in the market square in the old town.  ... Read more >

Tags: krakow, poland


POLAND | Thu, 8 Aug 2013 | By deanm | Views [394]

  Holy three updates batman! Krakow Krakow is an awesome little city, small enough that you can walk anywhere you want to go. Small enough that I stopped needing a map after day two, And It's just touristy enough that you don't notice it.... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, krakow, salt mines

Krakow, Auschwitz and Wieliczka

POLAND | Mon, 9 Jul 2012 | By macedonboy | Views [989]

It was a very short two and a half days in Warsaw when I decided to move on to Krakow. In the evening I got a train ticket from Warsaw Central and had a look at the area around station. Everything around here has dual signs in Polish and English, thanks ... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, holocaust, krakow, old town, poland, sightseeing, wieliczka, ww2

A Sobering Time in Krakow

POLAND | Fri, 27 May 2011 | By drmitch | Views [596]

I decided to take the day train from Prague to Krakow as I’d read a few dodgy things about the night train, and find that after night commutes I end up wasting the following day in any case. Which was lucky as we ended up stopping at some ... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, birkenhau, castle, concentration camp, krakow, salt mines

On a Diet? Then Don't Go To Poland

POLAND | Tue, 7 Sep 2010 | By lauren_watson | Views [1935] | Comments [1]

I think I am the unhealthiest I have ever been in my life…and the happiest. Welcome to my random post about Poland and the great food it has to offer. You should know that Krakow has killer pigeons. Seriously - they are everywhere. I always thought ... Read more >

Tags: food, krakow, poland

Heading East

GERMANY | Fri, 4 Jul 2008 | By katiekimberling | Views [722] | Comments [1]

I woke up to the rocking back and forth of the ferry. We were headed to Kiel, Germany, and we were both feeling a little sea sick. Yuck. I grabbed a cup of hot tea and walked the decks of the boat, watching the sun rise before anyone else was up for ... Read more >

Tags: berlin, germany, hamburg, kiel, krakow, poland

Krakow in Summer

POLAND | Fri, 30 Jun 2006 | By warrenr | Views [747]

Krakow in southern Poland is possibly best known internationally due to the movie "Schindler's List" which highlighted the plight of European Jews during World War II. The international airport is named John Paul II. Work that one out for yourself ... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, birkenau, kazimierz, krakow, poland, schindlers list, travel, warren rodwell, wieliczka, wroclaw


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