Tag Archives: Poland
**Disclaimer: As the post title should indicate, this is kind of a downer of a post. Don’t say I didn’t warn you. Only for a bit, though — then it perks up towards the end.** Sunday July 11th, we got up early and got our bags packed, then took them to the train station and [...]
Since I’ve managed to get behind in blog posts, I’ve decided to make a concerted effort to post pictures and give a brief rundown of the day, at least until I’ve caught up. :-) July 10th John wasn’t feeling well, so he relaxed and I wandered around Krakow, seeing more of the historical things to [...]
What’s better than Toccatta and Fugue in D Minor on the accordion? Toccatta and Fugue in D Minor on FOUR accordions!!
Watch these kids on the piano (old piano with the keys fused so that it was a public art piece rather than a piano.) HILARIOUS. These accordion players are a Ukranian group called Harmonia — I bought their CD of classical tunes. LOVE it. :-)
So yeah… we really did nothing yesterday. It was glorious. We woke up late, lazed around reading, headed downtown, found some fairly mediocre pierogies for lunch, hung out in a park under a tree and read and napped, then headed back to our room, where we read, napped, and traded off the internet connection (we [...]
You know how there are some sights that you’ll never, ever forget as long as you live? This trip’s been full of them for me, but stamped on my brain until the day I die will be watching the sun come up over the Polish countryside as the train chugged toward Krakow, and seeing an [...]
Here’s a point-to-point map of where I’ve been thus far — I’m going to try to keep it updated when we switch cities. :-) You can click on it and zoom in to see details from where I’ve been. You can also click on the symbols to see in what cities we stayed, what type [...]