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  • Day87

    Die Stadt der Meerjungfrau

    July 17, 2020 in Poland ⋅ ⛅ 20 °C

    Warschau ist die Hauptstadt Polens und mit etwa 1,7 Millionen Bewohnern die größte Stadt die wir auf unserer Reise bis jetzt besuchen durften. In der Stadt selbst hörten wir sämtliche Sprachen und sahen viele Menschen mit unterschiedlichen Nationalitäten. Viele Straßenkünstler und Musiker zeigen ihr Können und gaben der Stadt ein besonderes Flair. Wir lieben dieses multikulti und die viele Musik so dass wir uns in der Stadt sofort wohl fühlten auch wenn wir mit unserer Stellplatzwahl nicht das beste Händchen hatten...
    In den zwei Tagen konnten wir viel zu Fuß, Bus und mit E-Rollern (macht sau viel Spaß) von der Stadt besichtigen. Auf der einen Seite sieht man alte historische Gebäude wie den Kulturpalast oder der Altstadt und auf der anderen große moderne Wolkenkratzer. Für uns zeigte sich Warschau als eine Stadt voller Gegensätze und mit unzähligen Moskitos. Aber trotzdem auf jedenfall eine Reise wert!
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    Dariusz Wlodarek

    Dzieki za syrenke dawno nie widzialam 🧜‍♀️

    7/19/20Reply
     
  • Day7

    KZ Auschwitz und Birkenau

    August 31, 2020 in Poland ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    In Auschwitz hatten wir für eine Nacht ein tolles Appartement gemietet. Nach dem Einchecken kurz zwei Ladungen Wäsche laufen lassen und zum Italiener um die Ecke lecker Essen gegangen. MEGA die Pizzen dort!😋

    Für heute früh hatten wir zuhause bereits Tickets für eine Führung im KZ Auschwitz gebucht.
    In Polen nehmen sie alles viel genauer wegen Corona, Mundschutz und Co ähnlich wie bei uns, die Tschechen gehen da viel lockerer mit um. Bei der Ankunft im KZ mussten wir durch eine Schleuse, in der man besprüht wird (irgendwas mit Alkohol soll da glaub drin sein zur Desinfektion). Danach folgten Sicherheitskontrollen des Gepäcks wie am Flughafen.
    Zum KZ bzw. Vernichtungslager selbst kann ich gar nicht viel schreiben oder sagen. Man ist einfach sprachlos. 😔😔😔

    Nach der Tour sind wir um die 350 km nach Warschau weiter gefahren. Hier haben wir uns wieder ein nettes Appartement gemietet, sogar mit Hängematte im Wohnzimmer. 😂
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    Jörg Dani

    Mega geil :-)

    9/1/20Reply
     
  • Day16

    Warschau

    October 10, 2020 in Poland ⋅ ☁️ 17 °C

    Eine sehr schöne Stadt die uns auf jeden Fall wieder sieht weil es hier so viel zu sehen gibt. Aber alles schöne hat auch mal eine Ende deswegen müssen wir uns so langsam Richtung Heimat auf machen.

  • Day3

    Warschau - Stadt der krassen Gegensätze

    July 16 in Poland ⋅ 🌙 22 °C

    Gegen Mittag sind wir mit dem enormen Verkehrsaufkommen langsamst in die Stadt gezuckelt, die uns sogleich Respekt einflößte. Vom Hotelzimmer aus blicken wir direkt auf den enormen Kulturpalast, den Stalin einst zur Machtdemonstration der Bevölkerung schenkte. Gleich dahinter ragen Wolkenkratzer der modernsten Art in den Himmel.

    Wir hatten Anfangs Schwierigkeiten, uns zurecht zu finden. Es ist viel Verkehr, es sind viele Menschen unterwegs, es tobt das Leben. Überall gibt es interessante Bauten zu entdecken, wunderschöne Brunnen und immer noch viele Hinweise auf die Geschichte...
    Wir haben uns dann kurzerhand E-Scooter gemietet und sind dann die etlichen Kilometer bis zur wirklich wunderschönen Altstadt und dem Königstrakt einfach gerollert - war wirklich lustig!
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    Regina Marus

    Putziges 🚗

    Regina Marus

    Starker Mann im Rücken und 😉

    Regina Marus

    tolles Foto

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  • Day16

    Mit nasser Buchs nach Warschau

    June 28, 2020 in Poland ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    Auf unserer bisherigen Reise hatten wir kaum Probleme mit dem Waschen unserer Kleidung - wie von Julias Mutti befürchtet. Allerdings gestaltet sich das rechtzeitige Trockenwerden der Kleidung als komplizierter als erwartet. Nach erfolglosem zweitägigem Trocknen in unserem Appartment, mussten wir heute daher auf den Fahrtwind auf der Autobahn setzen.
    Während der heutigen Autofahrt Richtung Warschau kamen unglaubliche Allgemeinwissenslücken Achmettis zu Tage: der Song "Ich lebe" von Christina Stürmer war ihm unbekannt. Anschließend wurden Wissenslücken auf beiden Seiten geschlossen, indem wir uns via Podcast über die polnischen Wahlen informierten. In Warschau angekommen trafen wir einen alten Bekannten aus Dresden, mit dem wir uns vor gar nicht allzu langer Zeit tierisch verfranzt hatten. Mit dabei waren zwei Erasmusbekanntschaften, die auffällig oft über Frankreich zu reden schienen. Irgendwann wurde dann auch Juletti klar, dass es sich nicht um France sondern Franz handelte, dessen Namen für Pol*innen einfach nur schwer auszusprechen ist. Ansonsten gab es auf dem hippstrigen Foodmarket gutes Bier und leckeres Essen für unverschämte Preise (normale deutsche Preise).
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    Vers Regel

    Sieht aus wie Apfelsaft

    6/29/20Reply
     
  • Day20

    Goodbye Warsaw

    July 2, 2020 in Poland ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    Die Tage, an denen wir unsere Herbergen pünktlich verlassen müssen, sind gleichzeitig einmalige Möglichkeiten, um Frühstücksempfehlungen auszuprobieren. Heute gönnen wir uns daher ein Frühstück im Charlotte, eine polnische (?) Kette, der wir auch schon an früheren Zwischenstopps begegnet sind und die uns sogar doppelt nahegelegt wurde. So erinnert diese Kette jedoch eher an ein Café Extrablatt, in dem Julhuhn in ihrem Teeniealter ständig anzutreffen war, als an ein fancy french-style café, das es vielleicht gerne wäre. Selbstgemachte süße Aufstriche verlieren aufgrund der Massenproduktion etwas ihren Reiz und auch sonst fehlt die Liebe zum Detail. Aber auch so stellt sich die Frage, wer schon freiwillig französisches süßes Frühstück genießen möchte, wenn richtiges Frühstück (fast hätte ich 'deutsches' geschrieben) so viel mehr zu bieten hat. Die Verehrung der französischen Küche über Landesgrenzen hinaus bleibt ein ungeklärtes Mysterium.
    Nachdem wir etwas verloren im sog. Hipsterviertel Warschaus' Praga umher irren, brechen wir auf in Richtung Tomaszkowo.
    Die Fahrt selbst sollte ein eigenes Highlight werden, eine 74km lange Schnellstraße mit Ampeln sollte selbst den sonst so ausgeglichenen Achtrau zum Brodeln bringen. Hinzu kommt seine Antipathie gegen das allgemeine Fahrverhalten vieler Pol*innen, die die Stimmung auf der Autofahrt weiterhin trüben sollte.
    In Tomaszkowo angekommen werden wir von einer sehr netten Dame begrüßt, die voller Begeisterung mit uns ihre Deutschkenntnisse auffrischt. Nach einem kurzen Spaziergang zum See, kaufen wir ein und gönnen uns mal wieder selbstgekochtes Essen, bevor wir völlig entspannt die Relegation verfolgen. Schwingt zwar die Hoffnung mit, dass die Fischköppe in den Keller wandern, liegt unsere Priorität doch eher auf einem spannenden Spiel, das uns leider so gar nicht geboten werden will.
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  • Day4

    Restless in Warsaw

    June 6, 2019 in Poland ⋅ ⛅ 24 °C

    When I had been planning this trip I had been faced with the problem of how best to get to the start of our ride in Vilnius. Since there are no airlines that offer flights from Melbourne to Lithuania, we would have to devise a more complicated route. After investigating several options I came to the conclusion that the simplest (and cheapest) would be to fly first to Warsaw and then take a short flight from Warsaw to Vilnius.

    Since nobody in our group had ever been to Warsaw, we had no idea of what sort of city it would turn out to be. I must admit that my preconceived notion was that it would be dull, dirty and dour - how wrong that turned out to be. After spending the past two days here I can honestly say that the city is clean, vibrant and interesting. It is also relatively cheap compared to most other large European cities. We will all be a little sad when our time here comes to an end.

    The second full day in Warsaw began when the predawn light started streaming in through my hotel window. I decided that it must be at least 5.30 am and climbed out of bed. It was only when I checked my watch that I found that the correct time was 3.20 am. These long hours of daylight really can play tricks with your sleeping patterns. I don't mind getting up early, but 3.20 am is too early even for me. I went back to bed and tried to convince my body clock that it was really still the middle of the night.

    Somehow I managed to steal another 90 minutes of sleep, but by 5.00 am I was really ready to begin the day. I joined the rest of our group (and also about 50 very noisy schoolchildren) for breakfast before heading off with Bob to the Polin Museum. This famous museum documents the 1000 year history of the Jews in Europe (and more particularly in the region now known as Poland).

    Since it was only a short 4 km walk from our hotel,we decided to skip the bus and walk the whole way. We are now already starting to get a feel for the layout of the city and the streets which seemed so confusing at the start, now feel familiar.

    There is one feature of Warsaw that is worthy of special mention. The city has an excellent system of public electric scooters. These are scattered all over the city and are obviously very popular with the locals. In fact you cannot walk anywhere without being nearly knocked flying by one of these devices. I am not sure how fast they travel, but it must be at least 25 kph.

    There was however one mystery which we never did solve. The scooters must be regularly recharged, however we never once saw any of them plugged into a power outlet. I even asked the girl at the hotel reception, but it quickly became apparent that the question had never occurred to her. We had to assume that every night they are all secretly recharged by magic electric elves and fairies.

    We made our way successfully to the Museum and were happy to discover that it was free admission today. I then spent the next two and a half hours discovering the remarkable history of the Jews. Somewhere along the way I lost Bob. Although I looked for him everywhere, I finally had to admit that he was lost in action and had to walk back to the hotel without him. I had to assume that like the proverbial "bad penny" he would turn up later. And he did.

    The rest of the day I spent wandering the streets and exploring the banks of the Vistula River. The hot sun made it impossible to spend any time in my room and I was content to enjoy a cool drink by the waterside instead.

    In the evening seven of us returned to the Italian Restaurant that had undercharged me the previous evening. Unfortunately the same waitress was no longer there. Perhaps the boss had not been happy with the way she had been handing out discounts. Tonight we all had to pay full price.

    Tomorrow we will be returning to the airport to catch the flight to Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania. Although the flight is only short, it will be in a Brazilian made aeroplane, operated by an unknown airline. What could possibly go wrong ?

    By tomorrow evening our team will be almost complete in Vilnius.
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    gill wilson

    like you have never been to Warsaw but will look to include it in a trip. Steve and i can't wait to hear how the flight goes...

    6/7/19Reply
     
  • Day3

    A Wander in Warsaw

    June 5, 2019 in Poland ⋅ ⛅ 25 °C

    It's always amazing how much difference a good night's sleep makes. When I collapsed into bed last night, the cumulative effects of the long trip over and the rapid changes in time zones had reduced me to a zombie like status.

    Although the room was still uncomfortably hot, and although it was not even 8 pm, I don't think it took me more than a couple of minutes to fall into a deep sleep. The next thing I remember was the room being brightened by the approach of dawn. When I checked my watch I discovered that it was not quite 5 am. By the same token I had already enjoyed almost 9 hours sleep and that was about 2 hours more than I usually get.

    A glance at the pre dawn sky suggested that the day was going to be a carbon copy of yesterday, and that's exactly the way it turned out. I decided to check my emails and try a Hangouts video call back home. What followed was a delightful 30 minute chat with my day old grandson. Although he was fast asleep the entire time, it was easy to see that he was glad to hear my voice. I tried to tell myself that it was almost as good as a cuddle, but obviously it wasn't. Although he had only been born the previous day, the mother and baby had already been sent home from the hospital. I guess it's all just a matter of freeing up the hospital beds now.

    Since it was still too early to go down to breakfast, I spent the next hour watching Polish TV. Although there must have been about 50 channels to choose from, not a single one was in English. Even though I have been in Warsaw for a few hours, I would have to admit that I am not yet fluent in Polish, so I had to invent my own dialogue for each show.

    At 8 am I could wait no longer and went down to get some breakfast. I discovered that some of the others could not wait either and had already raided all the best food from the buffet. The breakfast room was also full with about 30 rowdy school children. In fact Warsaw is currently full of groups of students from all over the country. This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of Poland gaining independence from the Communists and the schools are obviously marking sure that the young people appreciate that freedom should never be taken for granted.

    After breakfast we formed into a walking peloton and headed south to an incredibly beautiful complex of large parks, the highlight of which was the royal palace by the lake. This was yet another reminder of the opulent lifestyles that the royal families of Europe all enjoyed. For me it gave an opportunity for my favourite pastime of people watching.

    Several of our group sat under the canopy of trees and savoured the moment. For me these moments are the highlights of every trip. I enjoy this far more than visits to famous art galleries or museums and I always find it gives me an insight into what makes each country unique.

    It was certainly the right day for an ice cream and we were happy to find that they cost much less than we would have paid in Australia. After lunch at the lakeside amphitheatre, we started to make our way back towards the hotel.. The temperature had, once again, risen to near 30C and we were grateful for any shade we could get along the way.

    After a short afternoon siesta, I set out again to walk the surrounding streets. Just twenty four hours earlier, the entire city had been a mystery,however I found that I was already feeling more at home. Familiar landmarks showed me the way back the hotel.

    I have already begun to make my mind up about Poland and about Warsaw in particular. The city is certainly clean, the traffic is orderly and the people seem happy and prosperous. The fact that they all wait for the green signal before crossing the roads, shows that they are law abiding. It is also very obvious that they are fiercely independent and value their freedom highly. It is a country that has suffered badly over the past hundred years and the people certainly deserve a brighter future.

    The rest of our group had decided to head back to the old town for a walking tour, however since I generally avoid organised tours as much as I avoid typhoid, I was happy to wander the streets by myself. I eventually found an Italian cafe near the hotel and ordered a pizza.

    A short time later my phone rang. "How are you enjoying your pizza ?" David asked. I wondered how he could possibly know what I was eating. He told me to turn around. Of all the hundreds of restaurants in Warsaw, the others had chosen a restaurant directly across the road from mine.

    The pizza was lovely and so was the freshly squeezed orange juice. The night was still quite warm. It really was a lovely place to be. I asked for my bill and was somewhat surprised at the amount shown on the invoice. It was about half of what I calculated. The waitress explained that she had not charged me for half of what I had as they had "kept me waiting for too long". Now that was a surprise. Warsaw went up a few more points in my rating. I was able to give the waitress a good tip and still spend less than what I had anticipated. I think I could grow to like this place a lot.
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  • Day14

    Tag 14

    June 28, 2019 in Poland ⋅ 🌙 19 °C

    Neue Tag, neues Land.
    Nachdem wir die Nacht in der Innenstadt von Kauen, kurz vor der Grenze zu Polen verbracht haben ging es am Mittag gemütlich nach Polen. Dem Zeitunterschied zum Glück haben wir eine Stunde gespart und konnten so in Ruhe in Warschau ankommen. Die Ruhe brauchen wir auch, denn morgen geht es zurück nach good old Germany.Read more

  • Day2

    Varsóvia num dia

    September 24, 2019 in Poland ⋅ ⛅ 9 °C

    Acordei eram quase 11h, a Joana e o Faban tinham ido às compras, comprar um casaco para a Joana que não trouxe nada para combater o frio polaco.
    Regressaram uma hora e meia mais tarde com um saco da Zara na mão, já nós estávamos na rua à procura de um sitio para comer.
    O Ricky não se conteve de fazer bullying à Joaninha que acabou por se convencer que o casaco não era adequado para o frio. O mesmo saco andou a passear o dia todo por Varsóvia, e voltou para a loja às 20h30 quando passamos em casa buscar mais agasalhos, mas voltou intacto.

    Tomámos o pequeno almoço com bagels, panquecas, ovos de todas as maneiras e uns sumos naturais no Bulke, perto de casa. Um espaço muito agradável com recantos e pequenas salas aconchegantes.

    Seguimos para o centro histórico, a caminho o cheiro das milhares de flores enche as ruas apesar de estarmos em Setembro. Junto ao palácio real, subimos um terraço para ter uma vista panorâmica sobre a cidade. Pouco depois estávamos à frente do palácio central a beber uma cerveja e comer batatas fritas, à espera da freetour das 16h.

    Aí descobrimos que o centro histórico é património da UNESCO, não pela sua antiguidade, porque foi praticamente destruído na sua totalidade durante a segunda guerra mundial, mas porque foi reconstruída mantendo a arquitectura tal como estavam antes de ser destruída.
    Aprendemos sobre a história da Polónia, as diferenças entre Cracóvia e Varsóvia, passámos à frente da casa museu onde nasceu a Marie Curie que descobriu à radioactividade e ganhou dois prémios Nobel em áreas diferentes.
    O pianista polaco, Frédéric Chopin, que morreu em França ao 39 anos, tinha como desejo que lhe fosse retirado o coração, com medo de ser enterrado vivo. O coração foi removido, colocado numa urna de cristal cheia de cognac e enviado pela irmã para Varsóvia, hoje encontra - se atrás de uma parede de pedra na igreja de Santa Cruz.

    Aprendemos também a reconhecer um polaco na multidão:
    1. Todos têm bigode a partir dos 50.
    2. Todos andam com os sapatos sujos mesmo quando estão bem vestidos.
    3. Em vez de usarem mochilas, preferem andar com um sacos das compras de uma marca dee luxo, chamada a "Polish briefcase" .
    4. Se perguntares a um polaco que acabaste de conhecer, como está, vai te dizer logo que está tudo mal, por mil e umas razões. Passado 3 horas são os melhores amigos, passado de 5 horas, és convidados para jantar em casa dele e serás alimentado até morrer, não há como dizer que não, ou estou cheio, porque não vai entender e vão trazer ainda mais comida.

    Depois da freetour, seguimos uma recomendação do guia para comer dumplings (tipo raviolis) no Zapiecek, que apesar de ser conhecido como um prato típico, tem na realidade influência de muitos outros países a volta.

    Antes de jantar no Beirut, ainda passámos no gueto judeu, onde viveram mais de 300 mil judeus, mas apenas 20mil sobreviveram. Pouco ou nada sobrou deste bairro por isso pouco ou nada vimos.
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