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Krakow and Auschwitz

USA | Sat, 16 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [526]

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

Warsaw, Poland

USA | Sat, 16 Dec 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [334]

The ride into Warsaw was our first overnight train.  The girls were really excited, as were we.  Most of the train rides have been 3-6 hours during the day.  The lead up to Warsaw was almost entirely about the train ride and nothing about ... Read more >

Tags: poland, warsaw, world nomads

Arrived in Poland

POLAND | Tue, 11 Jul 2017 | By joanevans | Views [465]

Drove for 11 hours to Poland today.  Everyone was in good spirits and happy to arrive in the small town of Boleslaweic.  We had a wonderful, tasteful, and cheap dinner in town.  Looking forward to shopping for authentic Polish pottery ... Read more >

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Preparing to go to Budapest, Prague, and Poland

HUNGARY | Fri, 23 Jun 2017 | By joanevans | Views [636] | Comments [2]

Hello! Here's a few things I'm doing to prepare for my trip to Budapest, Prague, and Poland July 5, 2017.  These are things I would recommend for all Seniors traveling overseas. - Make sure all of my personal affairs are in order (Will, ... Read more >

Tags: budapest, poland, prague, seniors

Poland

POLAND | Sun, 8 May 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [183]

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

Good Bye Poland

POLAND | Sat, 22 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [397]

Yesterday I said good bye to Poland. It was sort of sad to leave, as I made friends here, and really learned about the history and culture. It seems like Poland was has continually been pooped on by larger, more powerful nations. It's been split ... Read more >

Tags: poland, warsaw

Gday Gdynia

POLAND | Fri, 21 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [264]

Yesterday I woke up ready to eat my McBreakfast, but after I started eating, I tried loggin in, and learned the Wifi at Mcdonalds wasn't working. Why go to Mcdonalds then? I was thinking of asking the manager for a refund, but decided against it (plus ... Read more >

Tags: gydnia, poland

Sopot Again-The Rational Choice

POLAND | Thu, 20 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [341]

When I go on cruises (I have been on over 30).  I rarely receive a good-nights sleep  on the last night.  After 3-15 days of partying, sleeping late, etc, etc, knowing that I have to awake early to be booted off causes me to sleep ... Read more >

Tags: poland, sopot

The Ship and Karlskrona-Poken with a Rod and Out With a Bang

SWEDEN | Wed, 19 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [438]

As mentioned, yesterday I woke up to the scratchy voice of Rod Stewart. The ship broadcasts "Sailing" by Rod Stewart into all the cabins 1 1/2 hours before going into port. (which in this case was 5:30 am), along with the announcement to vacate ... Read more >

Tags: ferry, poland, sweden

A Day Filled with Glee (and Private Practice), Gone in 60 Seconds

POLAND | Tue, 18 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [482]

In the morning, I got up and checked out of the Hilton. First I went to the Solidarity Museum, which celebrates the strikes the happened at the Gdansk (and nearby Gdynia shipyard, which many attribute to the start of the downfall of communism in ... Read more >

Tags: poland, sweden

America 80 meters away-#pawel2015

POLAND | Mon, 17 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [497]

Yesterday I started the day by taking a boat tour around the harbor. I already have seen this part of the harbor on the return trip from Hel, but was looking forward to a stop in Westerplatte, which is supposedly where the Germans attacked Poland and ... Read more >

Tags: gdansk, poland

Strange Ways, Strange Days

POLAND | Sun, 16 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [308] | Comments [1]

Yesterday I started the day with a morning walking tour of Gdansk-although I have already been here a few days, I didn't have a chance to go on the walking tour. (first day I went to the wrong meeting point accidentally, second day I spent with Pawel ... Read more >

Tags: gdansk, poland

#pawel2015

POLAND | Sat, 15 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [1006]

Yesterday I celebrated Pawel's birthday. If you remember Pawel is the tour guide who I had drinks with back in Krakow.  It turns out Pawel was born and raised here in Gdansk, and was celebrating his birthday up here.  He found out I was ... Read more >

Tags: gdansk, hel, poland, sopot

Gday to Gdansk

POLAND | Thu, 13 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [348]

Yesterday I took the bus from Warsaw to Gdansk, which is in the northern part of Poland   I was happy to leave Warsaw. As mentioned, Warsaw has an old town, but it's not too old and certainly not as nice as Krakow's. Other then that, people ... Read more >

Tags: gdansk, poland

A Tale of Two Museums-and a Greedy Waiter

POLAND | Tue, 11 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [343]

Yesterday I went to two museums. In the morning I went to the museum of the Polish Uprising. I should start off by saying there we're two uprisings in Poland during World War II. (they are often confused-I didn't realize two existed). The first ... Read more >

Tags: poland, warsaw

The Wonderful World of Warsaw

POLAND | Mon, 10 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [337]

Yesterday was my first full day in Warsaw. To start with, I did a free walking tour of the old town of Warsaw. Like many European cities, Warsaw has a beautiful old town of cobblestone streets, charming buildings, shops, restaurants and bars. There is ... Read more >

Tags: poland, warsaw

It's been real Krakow

POLAND | Sat, 8 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [320]

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 [338]

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

Nobody Puts Auschwitz in The Corner

POLAND | Wed, 5 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [580]

Busy day yesterday. First I went downstairs to the reception at the hostel to see if the guy working there can call the police lost and found to tell them about my cellphone.  (As supposedly they can only talk to someone in the Polish language).... Read more >

Tags: auschwitz, poland

Napping, Planned Communities, and Vodka

POLAND | Tue, 4 Aug 2015 | By davidpearlman | Views [519]

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

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