As a baby-free adult, I was used to cramming sites into the ol’ itinerary because who needs time for sleep?
Day IV went down like this: Took the correct train to Wieliczka, the place we had mistakenly gone the day before. We went there to visit the Salt Mines. We got a private tour just by happenstance. At 9:30 in the morning we were the only English speakers visiting the Salt Mine. Score! Our guide […]
This blog entry is quite long, ridiculously so, and therefore divided into four parts. I decided to quarter it specifically because the last part does not fit with the rest of the usual theme. It’s not the happy, Jennifer goes adventuring post. It deserves its own section. So, on y va: Part 1, Trains: The […]
View from the Wawel Castle of Krakow. Day II started out with Krista, Kristi, and I hurrying as quickly as possible to get to the morning version of the Free Walking Tour (again, highly recommended: http://freewalkingtour.com/). We had met our charming guide the night before when he joined us on the ‘unofficial’ part of the […]
After Krista, Kristi, and I roused ourselves the next morning and sucked down some apple sauce out of pouches that resemble capri-suns and aptly named ‘Pom-Potes’ (a curious invention but handy when traveling), it was already close to noon. We decided to do our own exploring of the city before the next walking tour at […]
(Jennifer Goes to Poland!) Krakow Castle Disclaimer: to any Polish speakers out there, I’m sure that my title is so grammatically incorrect that it’s got you grimacing into your half liters of beer right about now. Whatever ensuing Polish phrases/words that I drop into this blog will probably also have the same affect. But I need […]