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Good Bye Poland

Saturday, 22 Aug 2015 | Views [487]

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

Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | Views [360]

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

Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | Views [435]

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

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

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | Views [593]

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

Monday, 17 Aug 2015 | Views [611]

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

Sunday, 16 Aug 2015 | Views [397] | 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


Saturday, 15 Aug 2015 | Views [1123]

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

It's a Small G'World

Friday, 14 Aug 2015 | Views [393]

Yesterday I walked around Gdansk, but first I had three meetings with others I met before-not one, not two, but three.   (1) While having breakfast in the hostel, I actually ran into a women who I actually met on a walking tour in Zurich. ... Read more >

Gday to Gdansk

Thursday, 13 Aug 2015 | Views [442]

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

What Would Chopin Think of Hot Weather and Children?

Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | Views [521]

It was another hot day here in Warasw-in the 90's. There is a difference between the heat here and the heat at home-i think I mentioned that not many places have air conditioning, therefore it isn't easy to escape the heat.   I went to the ... Read more >

A Tale of Two Museums-and a Greedy Waiter

Tuesday, 11 Aug 2015 | Views [430]

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

Monday, 10 Aug 2015 | Views [441]

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

Being Thrown Under (and Missing) The Bus

Sunday, 9 Aug 2015 | Views [420]

Yesterday I went from Krakow to Warsaw. Like most places I have been, I don't know what is in Warsaw, but Warsaw in the capital and biggest city in Poland (I know that much), so I decided to to travel here. I had a bus ticket, which I purchased online.... Read more >

It's been real Krakow

Saturday, 8 Aug 2015 | Views [415]

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

Friday, 7 Aug 2015 | Views [426]

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

He Womanized. He Accused Chestnuts of Being Lazy, And He Spied for the Nazi's (and Saved 1100 Jews)

Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | Views [470]

Yesterday in the morning, I bought a new camera bag. As mentioned the zippers broke on the old bag and I need it to carry my camera as well as notebook computer and other accessories. So I I went back and forth to the mall and a camera store to ... Read more >

Nobody Puts Auschwitz in The Corner

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015 | Views [694]

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

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 | Views [653]

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

More Kracking in Krakow

Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | Views [413]

Yesterday for my second day in Krakow I did two additional walking tours.   The first walking tour was the Jewish Quarter walking tour. I saw the various synagogues built over a period of centuries, and learned how at first the Jews we're ... Read more >

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