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The Extended Flight Home: AKA, LOT Polish Airways Sucks

Monday, October 30th, 2006

Greetings from….CHICAGO!

If, like myself, you are wondering what the hell I am doing in Chicago, do not dispair, there is an answer: LOT Polish Airways.
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Return to the Beginning: Last 24-hours in Warsaw, Poland

Saturday, October 28th, 2006

It’s hard to believe, but I am on my last 24 hours in Europe.

This morning I went to the salt mines outside of Krakow, also on my own. I actually do not recommend them if you have limited time – it is far better to see the city and the concentration camps then the expensive salt mines, also with very large crowds, which makes it difficult to hear your guide.
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Auschwitz.

Friday, October 27th, 2006
It was, I guess, like I expected: depressing, eerie and so full of tourists that it was hard to see anything except the vastness of the space. Traveling to Auschwitz is a full day experience - it was an hour and ... [Continue reading this entry]

Killer Krakow

Thursday, October 26th, 2006
I have made it safely to Krakow after three trains, 7 hours and lots of time spend staring out the window at the changing leaves. I wish I had more time here - 1.5 days will be way too ... [Continue reading this entry]