Warsaw and Krakow

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I had a lot of fun visiting Poland. I traveled through many small towns and a few big cities. I loved Krakow so very much because it was one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen. Warsaw was much more modern looking, and its Soviet styled buildings imparted a taste of sadness to its atmosphere. I wandered down the streets of Krakow day and night. There was always something to do and so many friendly people to talk to. I enjoyed walking along the Vistula River at night in Krakow and Warsaw. I would eat at fine restaurants with my friends and drink carbonated mineral water and delectable beers. The food was delicious and incredibly affordable. I saw vast treasures owned by the Catholic Church in places of pilgrimage. I hope to go back to Poland one day.

I had a lot of fun visiting Poland. I traveled through many small towns and a few big cities. I loved Krakow so very much because it was one of the most beautiful cities I have ever seen. Warsaw was much more modern looking, and its Soviet styled buildings imparted a taste of sadness to its atmosphere. I wandered down the streets of Krakow day and night. There was always something to do and so many friendly people to talk to. I enjoyed walking along the Vistula River at night in Krakow and Warsaw. I would eat at fine restaurants with my friends and drink carbonated mineral water and delectable beers. The food was delicious and incredibly affordable. I saw vast treasures owned by the Catholic Church in places of pilgrimage. I hope to go back to Poland one day.

  • 1. F-Art sign with an odd reflection from my flash which caused what looks like a flame to appear in the middle of the sign.
  • 2. The home pope John Paul II grew up in as a boy.
  • 3. The clock tower in Krakow.
  • 4. The Polish Presidential Palace in Warsaw.
  • 5. This picture taken from the top floor of the Palace of Culture and Science looking down at a roundabout in Warsaw.
  • 6. A palace in a Warsaw park.
  • 7. The king of Poland who moved the capital of the country from Krakow to Warsaw.
  • 8. Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • 9. Myself next to a statue of pope John Paul II
  • 10. A bird in a fountain. It was there for nearly an hour since it was so hot outside.
  • 11. Train gate to Auschwitz-Birkenau.
  • 12. Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • 13. An astronomical clock on the side of a palace in Warsaw.
  • 14. Back of the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial
  • 15. Front of the Warsaw Ghetto Memorial
    A memorial in Warsaw to all the Polish Christians, Jews and Moslems who were deported from the city.

written by lomography on 2008-04-27 in #world #locations #religion #river #food #art

One Comment

  1. czaszka_wujka_staszka
    czaszka_wujka_staszka ·

    I like your pics and what you wrote about Poland, especially about Krakow makes me feel really proud of my home town, but maybe you consider spliting this location into two different locations, cause you know, these are different cities, not even close on the map, so what do you say? :) huggs from Poland!

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