The Devil Children of Sandomierz, Poland

From our campsite, Camping Browarny, set in the grounds of Karpiński Manor, it was a swift yet energetic walk into Sandomierz old town, up a steep flight of more than one-hundred stone stairs. The city is a medieval delight. Built on seven hills, it is sometimes known as ‘Poland’s little Rome’. To see the sightsContinue reading “The Devil Children of Sandomierz, Poland”

Ojców Castle & National Park, Poland

Our early start to miss the crowds paid off in every way, other than making us fugitives from the law. ‘Buildings in Ojców’ featured on the campsite’s list of ‘must sees’. This rather underwhelming description prompted us to take a drive out one evening to check their credentials. The quaint wooden houses and lush, pastoralContinue reading “Ojców Castle & National Park, Poland”

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”