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May 5, 2015 - Wieliczka and Cinco de Mayo
Today we decided to visit the Wieliczka salt mines. You could get there by train, so we elected to do that since our hotel was right by the train station. We spent the morning at the mine, had lunch in the little town, then took the train back to Krakow. Since Marcy's friend Bronis was off work, he and his girlfriend Magda wanted to see us. In observance of Cinco de Mayo we agreed to meet at the one Mexican restaurant in Krakow.Jump to full entry
Sep 2, 2014 - Salt Anyone?
Today is a side trip that was recommended by Joanna from Embracia. She recommended that we visit a town near Krakow called Wieliczka where there is a salt mine that has been in operation since the 12th century. Not quite sure what to expect except some possible statues made of salt. 90 minute drive from Bielsko-Biala again almost back to Oswiecm before we found our way easily to what looked like a very popular tourist place. Got our tickets and paid 10 zloty to take pictures and off we went with our English speaking guide. What we were...Jump to full entry