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Charming Old Town Krakow, Poland | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

This is where it all began for me, my love for Eastern Europe! Prior to visiting the charming city of Krakow, I had just explored Prague and Warsaw. Both were beautiful cities with great history but it was old town Krakow that did it for me. The moment that I stepped into the market square,… Continue reading Charming Old Town Krakow, Poland | A UNESCO World Heritage Site

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St. Mary’s Basilica – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Krakow, Poland

Looking at the red brick faƧade of St. Mary's Basilica, one would not expect the magnificent interior of this 13th century cathedral. When I had entered St. Mary's, I was overwhelmed with it ornately painted murals of cornflower blue, burgundy and gold. My eyes scanned the details from the rich wood pews, gold carved alters… Continue reading St. Mary’s Basilica – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Krakow, Poland

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The Underground World of the Wieliczka Salt Mines – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Poland

"Go ahead, please lick the walls!" We were encouraged by our Wieliczka salt mine guide to lick the salt walled caves. I scanned our group to see if anyone was taking him up on that offer, but everyone had the same perplexed look. Was he serious? He was very serious, as salt is a natural… Continue reading The Underground World of the Wieliczka Salt Mines – A UNESCO World Heritage Site | Exploring Poland