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The Mazury Region for Vanlifers

By on May 27, 2016

Guest Post By Monika Mizinska, Bewildered in Poland
The Masurian Lake District is the most unspoiled region in Poland, I tell you! There is hardly any industry, the pace of…

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Hitler’s Secret City in Gluszyca: An Unsolved Mystery Today

By on July 4, 2014

In the imposing Sovie or ‘Owl’ Mountains of southern Poland lies an abandoned cave city. The codename was ‘Riese,’ which means giant. And it was a giant undertaking.

Began in…

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Dwarfs in Wroclaw: How It Began – An Interview With Major Waldemar Fydrych

By on June 27, 2014

We were interested when we were in Wroclaw about the multitude of small statues around the city. But primarily in one drawing that not so many people know about and…

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Auschwitz: Our History Is Our Legacy.

By on June 19, 2014

A Walk through Auschwitz concentration camp.

 

Nothing can prepare you for Auschwitz.

Really. Nothing.

It’s a surreal combination of sorrow and horror; sorrow at so much loss; horror at what we as…

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Warsaw and Primeval Forests, Minus the Bison

By on June 17, 2014

Warsaw was a much quieter (and a prettier city) than we were led to expect, because of the almost-complete rebuilding after the war. Sure, there are some crazy looking…

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Northern Poland: From the Seashore to Lakesides and a Bit of Gdansk in Between

By on June 10, 2014

We might live in a campervan, but we honestly don’t stay in camping sites often. In fact, it comes down to about once a year. This time in Northern Poland.
When…

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50 or So Peculiar Facts About Poland

By on June 6, 2014

Most people think of vodka or the Pope when Poland is mentioned, but the country has so much more to it. Think: Bison; fire jumping; and the Enigma Machine….

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Poland: Hitler, Little Green Men and the Sea

By on June 3, 2014

We made our way to Wroclaw, but the weather wasn’t too accommodating so we decided to go to the small town of Guszyca. Just outside is the entrance to…

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Krakow Art, the Polish Boonies & Auschwitz

By on May 26, 2014

Poland’s been interesting for us for several reasons: seeing old friends (thanks much, Greg, from both of us for the good times); Armando’s first legal street chalk show; some…

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Hungary Needs Cash; Slovakia’s Cool; and Krakow Isn’t What We Expected

By on May 19, 2014

We made the thoughtful choice of not posting last week for a simple reason: we’d done next to nothing and truly had nothing (beyond whining) to write home about….