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The Must Visit World War 2 Museum-Gdansk

Day 113    7th June 2017 Photos of Our Day How could you not? A museum housed in a breathtaking purpose built building. With controversy surrounding its management – even before it opened. In a city where the war began – the second world war. Where tantalising few tickets per day are available. Visit we […]

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A Man”s home is his castle !!! Malbork Castle – the biggest of them all!!

Day 112 June 6th 2017 Photos of Our Day Today was the day to go to one of  Poland’s top attractions, Malbork Castle which is about a thirty minute train trip from Gdansk.   Our walk to the station took us in to an area we hadn’t been before which like the rest of Gdansk […]

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SOLIDARNOŚĆ – The Solidarity Museum Gdansk

Day 111  June 5th 2017 Photos of Our Day Unmissable! A magnificent memorial to SOLIDARNOŚĆ – Solidarity – the Solidarity Museum.  We were both excited and fascinated. Having heard about Lech Walesa and the Solidarity movement in Poland for many of our early adult years here we were. The museum has been built right alongside the […]

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Exploring Gdansk

  Day 110  June 4th 2017 Photographs of Our Day Set off to wander Gdansk in the old fashioned way – no map, no GPS, no plan. The more we wandered the more we loved this city. Peaceful, a river running through it, a beautiful (reconstructed) old town. At every turn there was a new […]

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From the Bottom to the Top. Krakow to Gdansk

Day 108 – 109  2nd and 3rd June 2017 3rd June Last Day in Krakow Well all good things must come to an end and so it is with Krakow. We have had a great time in what is a very beautiful city – with its old town and green belt thankfully preserved through the […]

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The Oskar Schindler Factory Museum- At last!

Day 107  1st June 2017 Photos of Our Day After two previous attempts – one not being able to find the museum in our time out and then another day deciding not to go in because of the queues which would also impact our time away from Benny. Today was the day – all booked […]

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Sent to the Salt Mines !

  Day 106 31st May 2017 Photographs of Our Day We had been told by friends that when in Krakow we must go to the Wieliczka Salt Mine.  (See Salt Mines) I have to say that it wasn’t top of ,mind for either of us but these friends and subsequent research seemed to suggest that they were […]

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Wawel Castle, Kazimierz and Restauracja Samoobsługowa

  Day 105  May 30th 2017 Photos of Our Day Sometime around 9.30am we left our apartment and our endearing charge Benny. Early-ish for us as we headed to Wawel castle our destination of the day. Wawel castle is not just one castle it has numerous buildings from the many eras of history and a variety […]

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Benny goes to Krakow

Day 104        29 May 2017 Melanie thought that it would be nice for us to kill two birds with one stone and take our doggie friend Benny for a four km walk around the green belt called Planty Park which circles the old town of Krakow. Exercise and a good sightseeing opportunity.Benny […]

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Art in Art-Krakow Contemporary Art Museum (Mocak)

  Day103      28th May 2017 Having been beaten the day before by the tram system we headed back this time to visit the Schindler museum.Thwarted by queues we opted to go next door to the Mocak and we ended up being very glad we did.Quick coffee and then hit the gallery which was […]

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