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A round-up of our time in Poland

As with the other countries we have visited we have decided to do a round-up of our observations in Poland – it’s likely that this will be a common theme for our last blog post for each country. We’ve spent just over three weeks in Poland, the longest time in a country so far. The […]

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Our final Polish city – and we saved the best for last!

Had a great night’s sleep in our very rural environment and a lie-in until 8am, but we were still on our way at 9.30 for a fairly uneventful day cycling  – mainly through forest and a national park. We have decided that what we are missing in Poland some days is a proper coffee culture […]

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The river Vistula and southern Poland

Our departure from Kraków and navigating out of town was much smoother than our arrival and after about half an hour we were on the outskirts. We were, however, on the road to Auchwitz, which when we’d been in the bus the day before had decided was not the route we should take as it […]

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Some downtime in Kraków

We left our rural retreat in hot and humid conditions for our 60km stint into Kraków where we had booked an apartment for 4 nights.  The first 30km ride was in lovely lush countyside on quiet roads, but that changed as we got nearer the city, as did the weather.  We got caught in one […]

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Kielce is worth a visit – as well as being an “agri” tourist!

So, the dodgy geezers didn’t appear overnight.  However a tractor passed our tent at about 5:30am – not once, but three times- just to make sure that we were awake! It’s amazing, we couldn’t imagine that anyone would come past us as we were 100m up a forest track, out of sight of the road […]

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“Holly-woodge” in Poland, melting tarmac, eaten alive and a few other things

It’s been an interesting few days and a mixed bag of the good, the bad and the ugly…So after our day of rest it was up and out early from our apartment outside Plock for what we had planned to be a shortish day.  We got on our way pretty easily and crossed a huge […]

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