Everybody should know about the horrors that occurred at this place. I am not going to make this a historical write up. Rather, I am simply going to recommend that if you are ever in Krakow, or in the vicinity of the old camp, it is imperative that you take a visit. Being able to … Continue reading Auschwitz-Birkenau
There is a reason why Wieliczka Salt Mine made the first ever list of UNESCO World Heritage sights in 1978. The history of the mine dates back over 800 years, It is said that if you were to flip the Eiffel Tower upsidedown it would fit down the salt mine with room to spare. In … Continue reading Wieliczka Salt Mine
Upon our first steps into the city, we felt as if the city was something out of a children’s book. A large old town (stare miasto) was surrounded by picturesque castles and churches and markets all within walking distance. And to tie it all up, the city’s icon is a dragon. Two main districts made … Continue reading Krakow Thoughts and Eats
For the second part of our stay in western Poland we were in Kunice, a small lake town about 15 minutes from Legnica and 45 minutes from Wroclaw. We were hosted by the Plaskon family (father’s cousin) and we want to share our appreciation to them for letting us stay there. The weather, views, … Continue reading Kunice, lake, and more
Or, “VERY good” for you non-Polish speakers. Polish people like to have their biggest meal of the day around 3 o’clock. Their breakfast and dinners are slightly lighter, consisting of a variety of “build your own” open faced sandwiches. Lunch usually begins with a soup followed by a plate of meat or fish with a … Continue reading Polish food is bardzo dobry!