Postcard from Poland

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August 21st 2014
Published: August 21st 2014
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We landed, got our luggage, got money, headed for the bus to the city, and then the fun began. The 40 some passenger bus already had twice that amount including everyone's bags. Tickets were only sold from a machine that only took coins. We only had a 200 zloty bill. The bus was getting ready to leave, we wanted to get to the city, we hopped on. Locals were warning people of the 1000 zloty fine if... Read Full Entry

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George Washington AvenueGeorge Washington Avenue
George Washington Avenue

This is the road to Kosciuszko Mound
George Washington AveGeorge Washington Ave
George Washington Ave

This road was named after George Washington since Kosciuszko was a general in the American Revolutionary War and fought with George Washington.
Walking to Kosciuszko MoundWalking to Kosciuszko Mound
Walking to Kosciuszko Mound

George Washington Ave was a pretty tree-lined road away from the city.
Info about  Koscuiszko Info about  Koscuiszko
Info about Koscuiszko

The mound was man-made using soil sent from all the battlefields where he fought.
Kosciuszko MoundKosciuszko Mound
Kosciuszko Mound

The mound is 33 feet high.
A beautifully restored building.A beautifully restored building.
A beautifully restored building.

When we first went to Krakow, these beautiful buildings were black with soot. They are doing a wonderful job of restoring them.

21st August 2014

Wine barrel!
Loved the pics, Pam n Ron! Did you get to the wine tasting room in the castle? That's probably a silly question, right! Lol
22nd August 2014

Poland so interesting
I knew nothing about Poland until your blog. Thank you for all of the interesting information and lovely pictures.
23rd August 2014

Well Ron, who KNEW??? Only you would find a Hoosier hero in his homeland? He probably liked the cornfields better anyway! Looks like the trip has been lovely so far, and it sounds like your birthday dinner was perfect...Happy Trails you two.....cant believe its been nearly a month already since you were here. Hope to talk to you when you arrive stateside. Hugssssssssss Jody
23rd August 2014

Beautiful Switzerland and Krakow. Can't get much better! Glad to hear that you are working well around the weather. Keep on having fun.

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