Warsaw

Chopin tour – 1

[ Aug.2016 ] On the last day of our stay in Warsaw, we joined the Chopin Tour. This time the guide who came to pick us up at our accommodation was a fairly old man…

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Communism tour – 2

[ Aug.2016 ] I continue talking about our Communism Tour in Warsaw. We went into the area called Praga across the river from the centre of the city. The poorer working class people live here…

Warsaw

Warsaw – Communism Tour – 1

[ Aug.2016 ] During our stay in Warsaw we signed up for the ‘Communism Tour’. We learned a lot about events and people’s life during the communist era visiting related places. A 40 year old…

Warsaw

Shopping

[ Aug.2016 ] On the second day of our stay in Warsaw, we had a few hours before our booked tour started, so we decided to go to some shops which I had marked in…

Warsaw

Walk in the old town

[ Aug.2016 ] After our fabulous dinner, we took a taxi and moved on to the old town in Warsaw. Our destination was Old Town Market Place. The reason was that when I visited here…

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From the big wheel

[ Aug.2016 ] When we were in Gdansk, Poland, this year, we found a big wheel in the centre of the town. It was not there last autumn, so this must have been another attraction…

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St. Dominic’s Fair

[ Aug.2016 ] When we arrived in Gdansk in Poland, we found that they were having St. Dominic’s Fair. We were surprised to see so many people in the town because we did not know…

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Altar Made of Amber

[ Oct.2015 ] We learned in the amber museum in Gdansk, in Poland, that there is a church whose altar is made of amber. So we went there, asking passers-by how to get there. The…

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Amber Museum

[ Oct.2015 ] We went to the amber museum in Gdansk in Poland. I was not surprised to see the amber stones with insects in them, as we had seen them before in Lithuania, but…