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And then there is Przemyśl – May 21-22

Last year on a very rainy day we stopped for a few hours in Przemyśl – this was during that madcap 22 day research trip. By the time we got to Przemyśl we were all exhausted and hungry and we … Continue reading

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Jawornik Polski – travels in the Polish countryside May 20

We started on our travels from Krakow in the sun.  Thankfully it wasn’t too hot in the car although I did quickly learn to regulate the a/c and fan. The navigation system confounded us so we used our own GPS … Continue reading

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Sunday – last day in Kraków

The morning began with (for me) a very unusual Sunday morning activity.  We went to Mass at the Cathedral.  Of course, I couldn’t follow a thing. We’re in Poland, and the Mass was in Polish. The Cathedral is very ornate … Continue reading

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Saturday 18 May – Krakow

Today, Saturday, was short and perfect! As planned, Marek and I met up around time to go to the airport to pick up J. As planned, we arrived at the airport early.  OK, so no one gets to an airport … Continue reading

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Exhaustion – first day in Krakow

There’s nothing like not permitting exhaustion hold you back from exploring. After all, it’s only sleep or the lack of it. However, on Friday, the Krakow archive was only open from 9 AM – 1 PM and we had things … Continue reading

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All’s well…

As the bard said all’s well that ends well.  We boarded the plane in Salt Lake City, after having to do what neither of us anticipated to do at arrival. Checked luggage was fine – mine was way underweight, but … Continue reading

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Getting Ready – Archives

I’m leaving today for Kraków and many other cities in southeast Poland: Wielopole, Rzeszów, Przemyśl, Limanowa, Mielec just to name a few. We’ll be traveling for two weeks, visiting civil and parish archives, walking ancient and modern streets, and, oh … Continue reading

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