Author: worldwidewalkies

Gravestones, Gnomes & Złoty Pies, Wrocław, Poland

Market Square, Wrocław

In our sights was a cosmopolitan municipality whose university produced nine Nobel laureates and a quirky anti-communist resistance movement. A centre for locomotive manufacture, it’s a place where you can get footplate experiences on the last scheduled steam passenger service in the world.

Over the centuries, it has been known by many names, including Breslau and Vratislav. Its abundant appellations are a prism which separates out a microcosm of Poland’s troubled history.

Wrocław is billed not only as the largest city in Western Poland and the capital of Silesia, but one of the oldest and most beautiful.

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New Road Trip Anthology – Featuring ME (& 37 Other Intrepid World Travellers!)

Published on 24th November 2020 – order NOW!

A collection of 38 accounts of amazing, hilarious, moving, memorable, educational and life-changing road trips from every corner of the globe. These stories aren’t scrubbed and sanitized, they’re told in the actual words of the intrepid travellers who drove, biked, RV’d, and motorcycled across the rumble strips of the world.

A great holiday gift or stocking stuffer for anyone interested in travel – including youngsters you’d like to inspire to want to come on a road trip with you. 

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A Pawsome Personalised Pressie for Dog Lovers

The Fab Four immortalised as clay miniatures!

I am absolutely thrilled with my clay miniatures of The Fab Four from Karen’s Clay Creations!

The likenesses are wonderful and at £10 each, plus postage, I thought they were excellent value. But order early for Christmas – there is approximately a four week lead time.

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Bolków & Złotoryja, Medieval Castles & The Oldest Town in Poland

Bolków castle, from Camping Pod Lasem

“They will be fine!”

The man’s claim was the embodiment of my worst fears. Vans and caravans have specialist tyres. My primary worry about getting them changed abroad was that we would end up with the wrong ones – and this chap’s offering could not be more wrong.

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