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De ja vous Poland – Back in Wroclaw 1

(Yes. I am convinced that ice cream is a good thing at -5C. And for those with rudimentary Polish, Lody does have two meanings in that language.) I have just returned from an excellent trip to Wroclaw. I was there … Continue reading

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Poland does not impress me…

This is my first J-Walking fine. Despite walking through the heavy handed police states of Singapore and the USA with impunity, it was some Little Stalin in Poznan that gave me my first mandate (her words, not mine) for crossing … Continue reading

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Częstochowa, Poland

As part of my road trip, I took a halt in Częstochowa in the south of Poland. A large town in this part of the country on the main road between Poland’s two biggest cities, Katowice and Warsaw, its fame … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Second Holiday to Poland – a look back at Poznan

Living in the UK, Poland is an easy and cheap destination to head to. Regular flights from all of London’s airports (including the evil that is Luton), a currency that is still relatively cheap (Poland does not have the Euro, … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Second Holiday to Poland – Kornik Castle

A short bus ride outside Poznan lies the town of Kornik. And this is it. To be honest, there is no reason to actually visit the town per se. Sure there is a pretty lake nearby, but the town itself … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Second Holiday to Poland – Poznan’s Ostrów Tumski

Poznan’s Ostrów Tumski – it has Cathedral Island just like Wroclaw – is situated just to the east of the city centre in the middle of the Warta. This is the oldest part of Poznan and if you are looking … Continue reading

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Charlie’s Second Holiday to Poland – a Monday in Poznan

Monday’s are a funny day in Poland. If you are going to work, you do so as normal. If you are on holiday, you wake up late, try to find breakfast and then head to the museum. Only to find … Continue reading

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