Tag Archives: Poland

Palace on the Water

Back in Warsaw, Richard and I went to visit the Palace on the Water (Phyl had to work, unfortunately); Lazienski Palace was built on an artificial island that divides the lake in Lazienski Park into two parts. It was originally … Continue reading

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Where Rulers Were Crowned

Wawel Cathedral – the scene of the crowning of almost every Polish king and queen throughout history. The current cathedral is the third to be built on the site – the first was built of wood, probably around 1020. After … Continue reading

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A University and a Hill

I had prepared a post yesterday on my iPad WordPress app, and scheduled it to be posted early this morning. It has managed to disappear – quite ungenerous, I would say! So now I shall try to recreate, but this … Continue reading

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Return to Poland with a Visit to Krakow

Time now to go back to Poland. After our return from Kazimierz Dolny, Phyl and I took a train trip to Krakow for a short visit. I have to say, I loved the Polish train – I think it’s the … Continue reading

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A Watchtower and a Castle

Still in Kazimierz Dolny, today we’ll visit the watchtower, which was built in the 13th century in order to guard and watch over the peaceful trade in the town. Phyll and Richard as we head up to the tower, which … Continue reading

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A Place of Peace and Harmony

Today would be a good day to visit a place of peace and harmony, I believe. Now that the rancor of the election process is becoming history, it seems a good time to set aside our differences, to accept that … Continue reading

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A Visit to Kazimierz Dolny

My friends took me to a small village outside of Warsaw for a bit of a holiday – I don’t recall how long we stayed there, perhaps two days, but however long the time, it was filled with much to … Continue reading

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Stare Miasto

On my walkabout in Warsaw, I visited the Stare Miasto – Old Town – which is on the left bank of the Wisla (Visla) River. Old Town is the result of Warsaw Citizen’s efforts to restore this historic quarter to … Continue reading

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Join Me on a Walk in Warsaw

One of the places I visited during my walk and tour in Warsaw was Zamek, the royal castle, which had been restored after having been bombed to rubble in 1944. Superb job here of cutting off the top of the … Continue reading

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