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Archive for October, 2006

Real autumn

There are hardly any trees in Edinburgh, so it was a treat to be in Poland at a time when the leaves changed colours and fall really set in. Well, maybe except for the sub-zero temperatures in our last couple of days there – we could have done without those. The Stare Miasto (old town) [...]

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This was one of the best day trips we took from Krakow. We caught a maxi-taxi (only 2.50 PLN!) which took us about 15 km south to the mine entrance. 120 PLN later (including a 10 PLN sticker which allowed us to take photos), a funny tour guide took us down the mine shaft to [...]

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The Rynek Glowny, or Market Square, is the most touristy part of Krakow, as confirmed by the Hospitality Club members who met us there. They wanted to get out of the square a.s.a.p. and took us to a quieter and more “Polish” place nearby for drinks. Being tourists, however, we returned to the Square lots [...]

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