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VIDEO – Poland – The Malbork Castle

The Castle of Malbork was built by knights of the Teutonic Order in the late 13th century. They withdrew here after having fought as...

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World Heritage #0847 – Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

It took an extreme amount of red bricks to create this massive complex, the world’s largest of its kind. The UNESCO World Heritage...

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World Heritage #0030 – Historic Centre of Warsaw

The Polish capital suffered immensely during the Second World War, but managed to rebuild and grow its wonderful historic centre. The...

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PICS – Poland

This is a collection of picture galleries from Poland, the result of trips to different parts of the country. Consult the map...

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Warsaw: A couple of days in the Polish capital

Warsaw is a large European capital with a population of a couple million depending on how you define its limits. Unless you have come to...

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Poland and the Baltic Countries – an introduction

Four World Heritage Sites in four capitals of four countries in eight days. That was my plan. It seemed possible, but I was unsure of it...

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Krakow, Auschwitz and the Wieliczka salt mine

This is about a few days in a most wonderful city with excursions to a terrible WW2 past and a magnificent salt mine. I spent a few hot...

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VIDEO – Poland – Auschwitz

“Auschwitz Birkenau – German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) in Poland is no. 31 on UNESCO’s World...

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VIDEO – Poland – Wieliczka Salt Mine

“The Wieliczka Salt Mine” outside Krakow is no. 32 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. The mine is among the world’s...

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World Heritage #0032 – Wieliczka Salt Mine

Here they have been mining rock salt for centuries, and you are invited to a fantastic subterranean world. The UNESCO World Heritage List...

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World Heritage #0031 – Auschwitz Birkenau

There are only horrors connected to this heritage site, the horrors of exterminating more than 1.5 million people. The UNESCO World...

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VIDEO – Poland – Krakow

“The Historic Centre of Krakow” is no. 29 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Read about my visit here, and about the World...

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World Heritage #0029 – Cracow’s Historic Centre

What a splendid city, today peaceful and rich with things to do, historically with experiences of a terrible nature. The UNESCO World...

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