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Follow along with me on my journey in life. With this blog I will attempt to share some of the wonderful events taking place in my life and share some of my thoughts.
It was a successful flight! After leaving Boston, I was taken upon the steel bird to Munich where I would then change planes. I was suprised that the flight only took abut 6 1/2 hours from Boston to Munich. I had a 1 1/2 hour layover in Munich and then took a plane from Munich to Krakow. The flight from Munich to Krakow only took about 1 hour 10 minutes. I took more photos form the plane than I normally would have because I wanted to play with the Geotagging function of my new digital camera. I recently bought a Sony DSC-HX7V digital camera. When viewing my photos in my photo gallery, when you see the small globe icon, click on it and it will show you a google map with the location that the photo was taken.
I landed in Krakow safe and sound. The weather was great... clear skies and warm. This is a lot better weather than Poland has been having. It has beed raining here a lot recently. I was asked to bring along some good weather, and it looks like it worked. I hope it stays this way for the duration of the trip. I was met by Lukasz Firkowski (My 6th cousin) and his mother. We loaded up the car and headed to Dabrowa Gornicza. I took some time to get a Cell phone working for my stay and exchange a few dollars into złoty.
Next stop... Sosnowiec - This is where Lukasz lives when he is not working at the Hospital. I dropped off all my Luggage and took a few moments to relax a bit.
Lukasz has recently renovated this apartment, and his choice of style and decorating choices is perfect.
After taken a rest we went back to Dabrowa Gornicza to visit with Lukasz's parents, Jan and Maria Firkowski where Dinner and a few more of my favorite beers were waiting. I have found my favortie Polish Beer (Debowa Mocne)
Maria had done a great job preparing a wonderful meal for us. Following dinner we chatted a bit and then we took a relaxing walk around Dabrowa Gornicza. There had been a lot of new places built since i was here last.
It was a great way to wind down from the flight. Now I wonder how long it will take to get over the Jet Lag.We headed back to Lukasz's home and had a bite to eat before it was time to go to sleep.
Stay tuned for further adventures. Links to todays photos are here
Munich to Krakow
Krakow to Dabrowa Gornicza
Home of Lukasz
Dobranoc i Kolowych Snow (Good night and Sweet Dreams)