Gravestones, Gnomes & Złoty Pies, Wrocław, Poland

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 BreslauContinue reading “Gravestones, Gnomes & Złoty Pies, Wrocław, Poland”

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

“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.

Journey to the Centre of Europe, Bolków, Poland

A Polish man went for an eye test. “Can you read the chart?” the optician asked “Read it?” he replied, “I know him!” My home town of Blackburn, Lancashire has a large Polish community, so unlike Czech, I can claim some form with Polish pronunciation.