"Krakow ~ Everybody's Favourite!" Top 5 Page for this destination Krakow by gosiaPL
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If you were to visit only one destination in my country, that one place should be Krakow!
~ MAGIC IN THE AIR ~
I remember my first private trip to Krakow, and by "private" I mean other than a schoolkids' excursion. It was around 6:00 am on a summer's day when me and my friend strolled into the Old Town Market Square. I can still recall the view of the square that was slowly preparing for a new day... People short-cutting their way through the square, cafes staff rearranging tables outside, street vendors setting up flowers on their little stands by the Mickiewicz monument... the smells... the sounds... the thrill...
The thrill that I relive every time I go to Krakow... The awareness of the Royal City's grandeur throughout Poland's history. The beauty of its old architecture. The ambience of great culture, art and literature. The charm of its numerous cafes, bars and pubs, always full of locals and tourists...
Yep, that's my Krakow! I couldn't live without it, I must pop into the city at least three times a year. My friends joke that perhaps I should move there...
Well, maybe one day... who knows? :-)))
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so please revisit some day! :-)
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I took this photo in winter 2003, and only after I looked at it enlarged did I notice that it is in the "Wyspianski style" ;-)
Check it against the painting above - he loved to paint trees with no foliage against Krakow's magnificent architecture...
- Pros:Now, where do I start... how much time do we have?
- Cons:Sorry, what was the question...? ;-)
- In a nutshell:Been there dozens of times, never had enough of it!
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