From Krakow to Vysoke Tatry with an idiot in tow

Poland's been great, but it's time to head off to the Democratic People's Republic of Slovakia. It's not an easy journey between Krakow and my resting place of Starý Smokovec, with three buses and a few hikes along the way, but it wasn't long before I was in the charming village of Zakopane, close to … Continue reading From Krakow to Vysoke Tatry with an idiot in tow

The worst way to spend three hours in Krakow

Wanting to get a sense for Krakow's long and tragic history during my time here, today I wandered into the centre of town and joined a free group walking tour. I was looking forward to learning about the ancient buildings, beautiful churches, and Jewish ghettos populated during the Second World War, and was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading The worst way to spend three hours in Krakow

I ate a kebab the size of my head

I spent most of today traveling between the Polish cities of Warsaw and Krakow, so I didn’t get up to much besides getting drunk on a train while watching a woman breastfeeding in the seat opposite me (she didn’t offer me a sip, in case you’re wondering). But I did get a mouthful of meat … Continue reading I ate a kebab the size of my head