Krakow, Zakopane and Swinica in 3 days August 29th 2006 At the end of August/start of September, we took a 10 day trip to Poland and Slovakia. The first 3 and a bit days were spent in Southern Poland (covered by this blog) and the rest were in Northern and Eastern Slovakia before a dash over to the West and Bratislava (next blog).
I had never been to Poland before but still had an idea of what to expect - beer, dumplings, lots of history, friendly p ... read more
Europe » Poland 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
Welcome to my travelblog, a place where I can record my trips, write down my experiences, share my ideas and re-live my memories. I don't really know why I keep a blog; I think it is partly because I don't want to forget things but it is also for my friends and family to keep up to date with my wandering. I guess I'm also writing it to help out other travellers who are looking for tips or inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit Latin America. After much planning and saving I was finally able to live the dream - a year in Latin America (Sept 2007 to Sept 2008), t... full info