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Monastery of the White Friars (Discalced Carmelites) in Czerna

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After waking up early in the Platan Hotel in the Rynek of Chrzanów, Poland, I met with my Piwczyk relatives for breakfast and then we headed out for some sightseeing.  I enjoy all the old churches here in Poland and we went to the Monastery of the White Friars (Discalced Carmelites)...
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Tarnów

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Town Hall in the Market Square Although I have been to Tarnów before, I had not toured the city. Five years ago, I had some client research that needed to be done in the Diocesan Archives & there was no time for seeing the sights. This year, I wanted to...
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Kraków Rynek in Daylight

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St. Mary's Basilica (Kościół Mariacki) I finally did have the chance to see Rynek (Marketplace) in Kraków at night during this trip, but it is still wonderful to see it during the daylight, so after the visit to the underground museum in Rynek, we took in the sights in daylight....
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Underneath Rynek in Kraków

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In 2005 archealogists dug up the Rynek (Marketplace) in Kraków to learn what was underneath their feet. Everyone knew that there was something under Rynek, but nobody knew what & finally permission was given to explore. I was there in 2004 & in 2006 & I never had known that it...
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Kraków Rynek at Night

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Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) I have been to the rynek (town square) in Kraków many times, but had yet to see it at night, so Gosia decided that we would goand see the night activity in Kraków. It had been a hot Saturday and the evening temperature was beautiful. Everyone was...
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The Beekeeper & Maków Podhalański Area

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Driving back and forth from Sucha Góra and Maków Podhalański there was plenty of opportunity to capture scenes from everyday life in this community. Only a few houses from where I am staying there a beekeeper with a beautiful garden full of flowers & of course his beehives. He was...
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First Day in Toruń

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So, here I am in Toruń again. My relatives live in one of the historic buildings in the Rynek so I am right where everyone likes to see. Friday afternoon we did some shopping to get some suppplies. Here are a few scenes around old town in Toruń. The clock in Toruń...
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Wrocław Churches

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Some of the churches in the distance. This morning I woke up and the weather was perfect! I slept in late and then took my computer down to the outside seating of the hotel restaurant and had coffee while I worked on my blog posts and organized photos. After I...
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Touring Wrocław

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Artistic Water Fountain in Wrocław Rynek. I started out my day by touring the area near the hotel. There is a huge roundabout nearby where 6 roads come together and Ifound some buildings with interesting architecture, In the center of the roundabout is a huge park and the trolley line...
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 T he long awaited day has arrived. The series of books that are guides to researching docments in other languages is complete. For awhile now, the translation guide books for Polish, Latin & Russ...

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