GdanskSeptember 19 in Poland
I always thought of Gdańsk as Solidarity and shipyards, as industrial and a bit run down.
It’s all of those things and restored and lively and lovely.
90% of the city was destroyed during the war, the old town gone, the medieval and gothic obliterated. The Poles do like a project and although still not complete the Old Town has been largely reconstructed.
Fantastic waterfront by the river and street after street of Renaissance building. Other bits, well it is an industrial city. Salam and look, walk and look, all mind numbingly beautiful.
One difference from UK is that they had clay and remembered who to make bricks for every and anything.Read more