Back to Poland! September 15th 2007 Next destination - Krakow.
Clearly not a destination you head for a bit of fun, but on our very first day we set off for Auschwitz-Birkenau. We decided to go on a tour to soak up maximum information. Just to insure that you knew what you were getting yourself into, the start of the tour was a 50 minute video (shown on the bus) about the atrocities at Auschwitz. Some of it was very graphic ... read more
Europe » Poland » Lesser Poland » Kraków Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived near the middle of the 10th century. Its golden age occurred in the 16th century. During the following century, the strengthening of the gentry and internal disorders weakened the nation. In a series of ... ... read more
Evan and I are off on our first round the world trip. This is something we have been planning for ages, but it still took a few twists and turns towards the end as we researched and came across other places to see and things to do. Like the inclusion of the trans-mongolian trip. Who would have thought?
We are starting in Africa on 1 July and plan to go from there to Eastern Europe and the UK to see family and then on to Central and South America.
Only 4 days till we take off.
PS. The strange name of our blog relates to our cat - Trax - whom we are leaaving with nanna for a year. Hopefu... full info