Poland Trip 2017 – Day 4 Kraków and Auschwitz

They say, if you visit Kraków, then you must tour Auschwitz.  “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it (George Santayana)”. Auschwitz is 2 1/2 to 3 hour car ride from Kraków.  It is located near the industrial town of Oświęcim in Southern Poland (in a portion of the country that was annexed by Germany at the beginning of World War … Continue reading Poland Trip 2017 – Day 4 Kraków and Auschwitz

Poland Trip 2017 – Day 3 Travel to Kraków

Today was a travel day.  We took a high speed train from Warsaw (Warszawa) to Kraków.  The train ride was 2 1/2 hours and reached a maximin speed of 178 kph, or approximately 110 miles per hours.  Kraków is in the southern part of Poland called “the Lesser Poland”.  The weather forecast for the 19th of September for Warsaw was sunny in the AM and … Continue reading Poland Trip 2017 – Day 3 Travel to Kraków