Browsing All posts tagged under »Krakow«

Pleasant(ly Plump) in Poland

October 5, 2011

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Cinnamon oatmeal muffin. Not Polish cuisine. Just turning sleeping through hostel breakfast yesterday into a fantastic mistake. I’m not even going to bother asking what the local cuisine is in Prague. I don’t want to know. If it’s anything like Poland, I won’t fit in my clothes five days from now. I took out money […]

Auschwitz

October 4, 2011

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I’ve seen the Parthenon. The Pantheon. The Pyramids. Up until now, most of what I’ve seen has impressed me, knowing what humans are capable of doing. Because usually, it’s good. I doubt there are many experiences more sobering than visiting Auschwitz. The blog won’t be the place for my thoughts on a trip to the […]

Walk and Talk (But Please Stop)

October 3, 2011

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Wawal Castle, Krakow, Poland I’ve written here before about my love for walking tours. Still true. So much so I spent 7 hours on them today. 11a.m. The Royal Krakow Old Town tour. 3p.m. The Jewish Quarter tour. All the same tour guide, all free (besides tips). And I do love them, I really do. […]

From salad to sunset: A glimpse of the day.

October 2, 2011

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Ready, or Not

October 2, 2011

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No zoom. That’s me getting attacked by pigeons. Pelted by pigeons. Terrifying. First day in Krakow. Beautiful, beautiful city. Sitting in a coffee shop where I could make small change to eat lunch at a smaller local place. Tour of the Jewish quarter at three (3:36p.m. edit – maybe 3p.m. tomorrow). Big day, friends. Big […]

Warsaw Whoops

October 1, 2011

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“Tickets, please.” It’s five a.m. We’ve shown our tickets four times throughout the night already. Going to Krakow? Yes. Krakow? Yes. “Where are you going?” Krakow. “No, now you’re going to Warsaw. You were supposed to change trains at the last station.” I’m half asleep. Warsaw – that’s the capital of Russia, right? “Will I […]

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