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Aug 29, 2005 - M: Mikolajki and the Masurian Lakes

From Gdansk we took the less traveled road to Olsztyn and then a relaxed train ride on a two-car train into Mikolajki, the heart of the Mazurian Lakes country. Mikolajki seems to be the summer destination of young Poles looking for fun in the sun and some sailing, and the hordes of German tourists, which invade the picturesque village. For us train-riders it was a bit of a challenge to find our way to Mikolajki, for the ladies working at the train information office in Gdansk didn’t seem to know such a place existed. Once we arrived at our...

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Skipping Stones

Jul 5, 2005 - Suwalki via Elblag,Olsztyn,Gizycko

Left today with no real destination other than the "lake district" which sounded good in the LP...Bus to Elblag where we looked into going to Mikolajki or Gizycko, not much help here so we got a bus to Olsztyn which is more of a jumping off/transport center...again, due to scheduling(buses to where we wanted to go were not connecting and we wanted to get to lake district early enuf to do some hiking or ???)...connection to Mikolajki was not going to help us getting out of Poland next day so we went on to Gizycko which was supposed to be a...

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