Tag Archives: Krakow

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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The train to Krakow.

(The first train – we had a two-seater version of this arrangement. Can you see the coat hooks? The power sockets? The adjustable seat lever? The folding table, concealing a little rubbish receptacle?) We have arrived in Krakow! Our train … Continue reading

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