Monthly Archives: October 2013

Eurotrip – in transit, 20 October 2013

Today was always going to be a long one. We had to get from Zakopane back to Krakow, an uneventful 2 hour bus ride. But later in the day we would train to Katowice before getting on  an overnight train … Continue reading

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Eurotrip – Zakopane, 19 October 2013

Today dawned fine enough for us to realise that we could see the mountains from the balcony of our room – it had been too misty on earlier days. The mountain tops are definitely showing more snow, which made me … Continue reading

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Eurotrip – Zakopane, 18 October 2013

We’d hoped to go walking today but the weather wasn’t up to it. We managed a short walk up the hill at the start of the Tatra National Park, just enough to feel that we’d done something. We eat lunch … Continue reading

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Eurotrip – Zakopane, 17 October 2013

A nice easy bus ride from Krakow to Zakopane, taking about two hours and crawling through every town on the way. Zakopane is ‘Poland’s winter capital’, big on skiing and hiking. We’re obviously here out of season – too early … Continue reading

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Eurotrip – Krakow, 14 October 2013

Auschwitz memorial trip.

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Eurotrip – Krakow, 13 October 2013

Arrival. Wandering. Expensive breakfast.

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Eurotrip – Prague/train, 12 October 2013

Sifted around, overnight train to Krakow the next day.

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Eurotrip – Prague 11 October 2013

Today it rains and rains and rains, so we decide to hit up an art gallery. It’s in a modernist/brutalist/functionalist building called the Veletrzni Palace a bit out of the centre. There’s a decent range of French impressionism as well … Continue reading

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Eurotrip – Kutna Hora, 10 October 2013

Finally found the bones at the Sedlec Orissary. Also St Barbara’s Cathedral on hill.

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Eurotrip – Prague 9 October 2013

Today was our big touristy day in Prague, seeing all the obvious sites. We started with a run along the river – it was cold and we had to run down (and then up) some seriously steep streets, but good … Continue reading

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