Monthly Archives: November 2015

A night in Kazimierz…

It’s Saturday night and dusk as I make my way around the perimeter of the closed Wawel Castle in search of the Krakow dragon. If you believe the legends, Kraków was founded on the defeat of a dragon and build … Continue reading

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Saturday morning in Krakow, what to do…

First off, breakfast at the hotel. Why the hotel, maybe because I needed something substantial after yesterday’s beetroot soup with dumplings (AKA, borscht if you are Russian, barszc if Polish or simply beet soup if you’re me).  But the reality … Continue reading

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Friday I visited Auschwitz and Brikenan.

After a 2 hour bus ride… I passed under the famous sign that reads ‘Arbeit macht frei’ (work sets you free). I walked through the gate at Birkenau on those now famous train tracks. I spent 4 hours between the … Continue reading

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London to Krakow Poland for the weekend!

After a long few days of work outside an iconic village in the south of England, I am off to Poland.  The reason is simple, I have never been! It is 10:30PM in Boston, 4:30AM in the UK and with … Continue reading

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