Monthly Archives: May 2014

Café Crawling in Budapest

(This is a book shop with a cafe…) We went walking very early this morning to begin our tour of the cafés. There’s a lot. Budapest is famous for it’s cafe culture dating back to the time of the Turkish … Continue reading

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Lost and Alone in Budapest…

  (Beautiful Buildings) Budapest is quite beautiful and quite big, so we gave up the walking tour for a bus tour… not our finest hour. Not just because of the lack to exercise but for the choice of tour. Our … Continue reading

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Somewhere Between Krakow and Budapest

(Time to go…) Right so, we’re in Budapest. It was very late (well, 8.30pm) when our train arrived into Budapest Kel station. But in spite of the lateness, the ten-hour train journey and our tiredness we managed the transfer from … Continue reading

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So Long, Farewell!

(Last night’s storm ( and our drain pipe) on the balcony) Another Tuesday, another train journey. We’re off to Budapest today and we’re sad to leave Krakow. It’s really beautiful. It’s also friendly and easy-going, and they have great food. And great … Continue reading

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Free Tea! Free Coffee!

(Art on the old city wall) Before we got here I was researching Krakow (with help, thank you Magda!) and one of the things I found was a free cafe, called Cafe Fińska. Well, almost free… in return for a … Continue reading

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In Search of Hope

(Barbed wire and electric fencing everywhere) We went to Auschwitz yesterday. I was steeling myself for the experience but I needn’t have. The numbers of people murdered here is very difficult to imagine, so I couldn’t. The cruel punishments that … Continue reading

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Top Floor in Krakow.

  (Our little balcony) We’re going on a tour today so this will be short. When I was choosing a place to stay in Krakow I used Airbnb again and our host did mention five flights of stairs and no … Continue reading

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