Torun May 26th 2012 Home of Nicholas Conpernicus. We toured his house.
Very lovely old town. Almost free of any devastation from WWII
Not far from the villages of Great grandparents on mom's side. I'll attempt to rent a car on Saturday and make the 23 mile journey one way to the village.
It is Mother's day in Poland tomorrow. See the lovely roses and how they wrap them in the thin grass. 10z ... read more
Europe » Poland » Kuyavian-Pomeranian » Torun 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
Every man is a quotation from all his ancestors. Ralph Waldo Emerson
“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain
“Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac
“When preparing to travel, lay out all your clothes and all your money. Then take half the clothes and twice the money.” – Susan Heller
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