Category Archives: By Country – Poland

Red sandals

Once there was carefree laughter red sandals worn on a summer day your hopes and dreams for the future in your heart Your daughter by your side You carefully painted your names on your suitcases and packed your best things … Continue reading

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Beyond imagining

There is a town in south western Poland, about 70km from Kraków, called Oświęcim. When the Nazis invaded in 1939, they found a barracks complex there that would become very useful to them, with its good rail links from the … Continue reading

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Kraking on

Our only real time spent in Poland was to be in Kraków – easily the country’s major tourist destination, being the only main town to survive WW2 with no serious damage and the original architecture more-or-less intact. If any were … Continue reading

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Cross-country run

We’re finding writing this post slightly embarrassing. I’ll just come out and say it now – we spent less than 24hrs in a country. I know, shameful. When we left Budapest, we headed north towards the wine region around Eger, … Continue reading

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