POLAND: Krakow Zoo – an animal haven in the middle of the Wolski forest

Krakow Zoo is the 7th zoo Carl & I visited together. That’s how we (him especially) love animals! Nope, we do not condone the caging and abuse of animals. But if they are well-kept and well-fed, then, we thank the zoo for providing us with the opportunity to see them up close, learn more about … More POLAND: Krakow Zoo – an animal haven in the middle of the Wolski forest

POLAND: Exploring the chambers and saline corridors of the Wieliczka Salt Mine

Magical. Mysterious. Absolutely impressive! These are words I’d use again and again to describe the Wieliczka Salt Mine, a UNESCO World Cultural & Natural Heritage Site located in the town of Wieliczka in Southern Poland. Salt deposits in the mine began to form 13.6 million years ago, and the first shafts were dug during the … More POLAND: Exploring the chambers and saline corridors of the Wieliczka Salt Mine

POLAND: A visit to the historic centre of Krakow

Here comes my first entry about Poland! Carl and I visited the UNESCO World Heritage sites of the entire old town of Krakow, the Auschwitz Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp and the Wieliczka Salt Mine, as well as the Krakow Zoo, as means of celebrating our 1st wedding anniversary last Easter. Krakow is … More POLAND: A visit to the historic centre of Krakow