Life and Times in Poland

I am moving to Krakow, Poland for several months to teach English. This is my first time in Eastern Europe although I have travelled extensively throughout Western Europe and various other countries. I'm excited to explore a new part of the world. :)

  • 324 days (30 Aug 2004 - 20 Jul 2005)
  • 43561 km (27068 miles)
  • 4 countries
  • 150 entries (32665 words)
  • 1609 photos
  • 3.8 ratings (794 votes)
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Day Journal date: Country Place Title Distance Media Rating
1 Aug 30, 2004 20:45 United States Kansas City » not really there yet...... 0 km [*] (10) 4 (58 votes)
5 Sep 04, 2004 02:10 United States Athens » Athens, OH 1080 km [*] (4) 4 (58 votes)
6 Sep 05, 2004 02:13 United States Baltimore » Baltimore, MD 1553 km [*] (4) 4 (58 votes)
9 Sep 08, 2004 05:34 United States Trenton » less than 24 hours..... 1744 km [*] (7) 4 (58 votes)
11 Sep 10, 2004 11:25 Poland Kraków » I made it! 8570 km [*] (15) 2.8 (4 votes)
12 Sep 11, 2004 16:11 Poland Kraków » another day 8570 km [*] (7) 4 (58 votes)
13 Sep 12, 2004 18:01 Poland Kraków » birthday party and new roommate 8570 km [*] (16) 2.5 (5 votes)
14 Sep 13, 2004 15:04 Poland Kraków » first day of training 8570 km [*] (8) 4 (58 votes)
15 Sep 14, 2004 15:02 Poland Kraków » better training 8570 km [*] (3) 4 (58 votes)
16 Sep 15, 2004 08:16 Poland Kraków » continuation..... 8570 km 4 (58 votes)
16 Sep 15, 2004 16:45 Poland Kraków » rain 8570 km 4 (58 votes)
22 Sep 21, 2004 19:55 Poland Kraków » a lesson and a welcome party and another roommate 8570 km [*] (5) 4 (58 votes)
22 Sep 21, 2004 20:30 Poland Kraków » mobile!!!!!!!!!! and successful lessons 8570 km [*] (11) 4 (58 votes)
22 Sep 21, 2004 20:40 Poland Kraków » computer programs 8570 km 4 (58 votes)
25 Sep 24, 2004 18:13 Poland Kraków » Friday night 8570 km [*] (18) 4 (58 votes)
25 Sep 24, 2004 18:58 Poland Kraków » I think it's funny. 8570 km 4 (58 votes)
28 Sep 27, 2004 20:35 Poland Kraków » a good weekend 8570 km [*] (43) 4 (58 votes)
29 Sep 28, 2004 14:21 Poland Kraków » a new roommate again 8570 km 4 (58 votes)
30 Sep 29, 2004 12:39 Poland Kraków » new roomie 8570 km [*] (13) 4 (58 votes)
31 Sep 30, 2004 13:34 Poland Kraków » makeup 8570 km [*] (21) 4 (58 votes)
38 Oct 07, 2004 07:46 Poland Gorce » hiking in the Gorce Mountain range 8838 km [*] (55) 4 (58 votes)
39 Oct 08, 2004 11:26 Poland Kraków » preparation for Gorce again 9106 km [*] (5) 4 (58 votes)
42 Oct 11, 2004 13:03 Poland Ochotnica Dolna » alumni weekend 9382 km [*] (61) 5 (6 votes)
47 Oct 16, 2004 16:13 Poland Kraków » another work week 9658 km [*] (25) 4 (58 votes)
48 Oct 17, 2004 19:31 Poland Kraków » church 9658 km 4 (58 votes)
52 Oct 21, 2004 12:58 Poland Kraków » long week 9658 km [*] (7) 5 (1 votes)
56 Oct 24, 2004 21:00 Poland Zakopane » Tatra Mountains 9948 km [*] (84) 4 (58 votes)
58 Oct 27, 2004 10:34 Poland Kraków » beautiful weather! 10238 km [*] (3) 4 (58 votes)
59 Oct 28, 2004 12:50 Poland Kraków » home-made sandwiches 10238 km [*] (10) 1 (2 votes)
66 Nov 04, 2004 12:51 Poland Kraków » Halloween and national holiday 10238 km [*] (35) 4 (58 votes)
67 Nov 05, 2004 14:52 Poland Kraków » preparation for a birthday 10238 km [*] (8) 4 (58 votes)
72 Nov 10, 2004 09:41 Poland Kraków » Happy birthday! 10238 km [*] (42) 4 (58 votes)
72 Nov 10, 2004 18:35 Poland Kraków » background vocals rehearsal 10238 km 4 (58 votes)
73 Nov 11, 2004 18:39 Poland Kraków » Independence Day 10238 km [*] (17) 4 (58 votes)
74 Nov 12, 2004 18:47 Poland Kraków » Friday 10238 km [*] (9) 5 (1 votes)
75 Nov 13, 2004 18:51 Poland Sułkowice » recording studio 10315 km [*] (18) 4 (58 votes)
76 Nov 14, 2004 19:06 Poland Kraków » preparing for the concert 10392 km 4 (58 votes)
77 Nov 15, 2004 10:41 Poland Kraków » another work day 10392 km 4 (58 votes)
78 Nov 16, 2004 12:55 Poland Kraków » movie night & teaching judges 10392 km 4 (58 votes)
79 Nov 17, 2004 13:19 Poland Kraków » concert 10392 km 4 (58 votes)
79 Nov 17, 2004 16:39 Poland Kraków » concert 10392 km [*] (16) 4 (58 votes)
80 Nov 18, 2004 16:49 Poland Kraków » aha, a day of work 10392 km [*] (1) 4 (58 votes)
81 Nov 19, 2004 17:00 Poland Kraków » first snow! 10392 km 4 (58 votes)
82 Nov 20, 2004 11:01 Poland Kraków » lessons 10392 km [*] (6) 4 (58 votes)
83 Nov 21, 2004 11:09 Poland Oświęcim » Auschwitz 10588 km [*] (8) 3.8 (5 votes)
86 Nov 24, 2004 10:38 Poland Kraków » Monday-Wednesday 10784 km 4 (58 votes)
87 Nov 25, 2004 10:45 Poland Kraków » Thanksgiving Thursday 10784 km [*] (8) 4 (58 votes)
88 Nov 26, 2004 10:53 Poland Kraków » Friday 10784 km 4 (58 votes)
89 Nov 27, 2004 11:04 Poland Ojców » Ojcow in the snow 10977 km [*] (6) 2.7 (2 votes)
90 Nov 28, 2004 11:18 Poland Kraków » Sunday 11170 km 4 (58 votes)
91 Nov 29, 2004 11:20 Poland Kraków » back to work 11170 km 4 (58 votes)
92 Nov 30, 2004 11:23 Poland Kraków » efficiency 11170 km 4 (58 votes)
93 Dec 01, 2004 15:57 Poland Kraków » Wednesday radio broadcast 11170 km [*] (3) 4 (58 votes)
94 Dec 02, 2004 12:34 Poland Kraków » Unbelievable Thursday 11170 km 4 (58 votes)
95 Dec 03, 2004 12:03 Poland Kraków » concert at Klinika 11170 km [*] (93) 4 (58 votes)
96 Dec 04, 2004 12:12 Poland Zakopane » Saturday 11460 km 4 (58 votes)
97 Dec 05, 2004 12:25 Poland Kraków » Sunday cleanup 11750 km [*] (3) 4 (58 votes)
98 Dec 06, 2004 13:11 Poland Kraków » name day party 11750 km [*] (8) 4 (58 votes)
99 Dec 07, 2004 13:16 Poland Kraków » Polish Callan trial lesson 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
100 Dec 08, 2004 13:25 Poland Kraków » windows, windows, windows 11750 km [*] (7) 4 (58 votes)
101 Dec 09, 2004 11:32 Poland Kraków » rehearse vocals 11750 km [*] (5) 4 (58 votes)
102 Dec 10, 2004 11:42 Poland Kraków » Kopiec Wandy 11750 km [*] (26) 4 (58 votes)
103 Dec 11, 2004 11:57 Poland Kraków » Kopiec Krakusa and Paulina's goodbye karaoke party 11750 km [*] (65) 4 (58 votes)
104 Dec 12, 2004 12:15 Poland Kraków » all-day choir rehearsal 11750 km [*] (15) 4 (58 votes)
105 Dec 13, 2004 12:27 Poland Kraków » Edgar Allen Poe 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
106 Dec 14, 2004 12:30 Poland Kraków » a new record 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
107 Dec 15, 2004 12:33 Poland Kraków » Alma 11750 km [*] (3) 4 (58 votes)
108 Dec 16, 2004 13:04 Poland Kraków » Callan Christmas Party 11750 km 5 (1 votes)
109 Dec 17, 2004 13:13 Poland Kraków » concert at Kaviarnia Naukowa 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
110 Dec 18, 2004 12:27 Poland Kraków » movie night 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
112 Dec 20, 2004 12:38 Poland Kraków » Sunday free food 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
112 Dec 20, 2004 12:46 Poland Kraków » new phone and choir concert 11750 km 4 (1 votes)
113 Dec 21, 2004 13:15 Poland Kraków » Christmas carols 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
114 Dec 22, 2004 13:21 Poland Kraków » same old 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
115 Dec 23, 2004 13:30 Poland Kraków » about the weather 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
115 Dec 23, 2004 15:50 Poland Kraków » Final day of work 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
116 Dec 24, 2004 15:54 Poland Kraków » Christmas Eve 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
117 Dec 25, 2004 12:10 Poland Kraków » Christmas Day! 11750 km 4 (58 votes)
118 Dec 26, 2004 12:25 Poland Częstochowa » trip to Czestochowa 11862 km 5 (1 votes)
119 Dec 27, 2004 12:42 Poland Częstochowa » day two in Czestochowa 11862 km 4 (58 votes)
120 Dec 28, 2004 13:10 Poland Częstochowa » last day in Czestochowa 11862 km 4 (58 votes)
121 Dec 29, 2004 13:43 Poland Kraków » back in Krakow 11974 km 4 (58 votes)
122 Dec 30, 2004 13:53 Poland Bielsko-Biała » day trip to Bielsko-Biala 12191 km 4 (58 votes)
123 Dec 31, 2004 13:36 Poland Kraków » New Year's Eve 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
125 Jan 01, 2005 20:30 Poland Kraków » the day after 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
128 Jan 05, 2005 11:44 Poland Kraków » new guy Joe 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
129 Jan 06, 2005 11:41 Poland Kraków » welcome party for newies 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
130 Jan 07, 2005 11:47 Poland Kraków » Ewa and Xymena leaving 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
135 Jan 12, 2005 11:38 Poland Kraków » rehearsal again 12408 km 2.9 (2 votes)
136 Jan 13, 2005 11:35 Poland Kraków » back to work 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
137 Jan 14, 2005 13:06 Poland Kraków » Mom's first day in Krakow 12408 km 4 (58 votes)
138 Jan 15, 2005 13:26 Poland Oświęcim » Oswiecim 12604 km 4 (1 votes)
139 Jan 16, 2005 13:41 Poland Wieliczka » salt mine in wieliczka 12664 km 5 (1 votes)
140 Jan 17, 2005 13:07 Poland Kraków » work and touring Krakow 12888 km 4 (58 votes)
141 Jan 18, 2005 13:04 Poland Kraków » pharmacy museum 12888 km 4 (58 votes)
144 Jan 20, 2005 20:18 United Kingdom London » trip to London! 14173 km 4 (58 votes)
155 Feb 01, 2005 11:29 Poland Kraków » Clark's arrival in Krakow 15458 km 4 (58 votes)
159 Feb 04, 2005 21:43 Poland Kraków » welcome party 15458 km [*] (6) 4 (58 votes)
166 Feb 12, 2005 12:37 Poland Bochnia » salt mine reception weekend 15697 km [*] (39) 4 (58 votes)
173 Feb 19, 2005 12:46 Poland Rabka » skiing in Rabka 15750 km [*] (41) 1.3 (4 votes)
178 Feb 24, 2005 13:21 Poland Kraków » CroDad and 100 Years concert 16007 km [*] (42) 1 (1 votes)
180 Feb 26, 2005 13:08 Poland Ochotnica Dolna » LCC weekend in Ochotnica Dolna 16283 km [*] (51) 4.1 (15 votes)
189 Mar 07, 2005 18:56 Poland Kraków » swapping photos 16559 km [*] (3) 4 (58 votes)
191 Mar 09, 2005 19:05 Poland Kraków » CroDad and 100 Years in Drukarnia 16559 km [*] (19) 3 (5 votes)
192 Mar 10, 2005 19:14 Poland Kraków » David's good-bye party 16559 km [*] (15) 3.2 (5 votes)
193 Mar 11, 2005 19:28 Poland Kraków » out with Callan co-workers 16559 km [*] (4) 4 (58 votes)
194 Mar 12, 2005 19:36 Poland Kraków » Markus's good-bye party 16559 km [*] (10) 4 (58 votes)
198 Mar 16, 2005 19:43 Poland Kraków » Japanese food 16559 km [*] (33) 4 (58 votes)
200 Mar 17, 2005 20:34 Poland Kraków » tram party and St. Patrick's Day 16559 km [*] (5) 4 (58 votes)
201 Mar 19, 2005 13:33 Poland Zakopane » day in Zakopane and Clio's birthday party 16849 km [*] (38) 4 (58 votes)
203 Mar 20, 2005 20:12 Poland Kraków » Las Wolski and Tanya's good-bye party 17139 km [*] (16) 4 (58 votes)
203 Mar 21, 2005 19:29 Poland Kraków » back in Krakow 17139 km 4 (58 votes)
206 Mar 23, 2005 20:26 Poland Kraków » electricity bill - heheheh! 17139 km 4 (58 votes)
207 Mar 24, 2005 20:49 Poland Kraków » BBQ dinner 17139 km [*] (8) 4 (58 votes)
208 Mar 25, 2005 21:05 Poland Kraków » Good Friday 17139 km [*] (10) 5 (1 votes)
208 Mar 26, 2005 13:41 Poland Wrocław » Easter weekend in Wroclaw 17264 km [*] (58) 4 (58 votes)
213 Mar 31, 2005 10:59 Poland Kraków » Girls' night and Manuela's good-bye party 17389 km [*] (28) 4 (58 votes)
214 Apr 01, 2005 11:27 Poland Kraków » Buffalo Perfect at Re 17389 km [*] (15) 4 (58 votes)
215 Apr 02, 2005 12:56 Poland Ojców » Ojcow tour and Manuela's second good-bye party 17582 km [*] (33) 4 (58 votes)
216 Apr 03, 2005 17:07 Poland Kraków » life is good 17775 km 2 (2 votes)
218 Apr 05, 2005 17:08 Poland Kraków » big news in Krakow 17775 km [*] (31) 4 (58 votes)
220 Apr 07, 2005 07:57 Poland Kraków » march of hope 17775 km 4 (58 votes)
220 Apr 07, 2005 08:53 Poland Kraków » why aren't my pictures showing up?! 17775 km 4 (58 votes)
221 Apr 07, 2005 21:22 Poland Kraków » Good-bye party for Anne-Sophie and Thomas 17775 km [*] (9) 4 (58 votes)
221 Apr 08, 2005 11:21 Poland Kraków » The Pope's funeral and Thomas's good-bye party 17775 km [*] (29) 2 (1 votes)
222 Apr 08, 2005 21:34 Poland Kraków » Thomas's good-bye party 17775 km [*] (8) 4 (58 votes)
224 Apr 11, 2005 12:00 Poland Kraków » paying rent 17775 km [*] (1) 4 (58 votes)
225 Apr 11, 2005 21:39 Poland Kraków » Martin's leaving party 17775 km 5 (1 votes)
225 Apr 12, 2005 14:21 Poland Kraków » Buffalo Perfect concert 17775 km [*] (27) 4.2 (10 votes)
229 Apr 16, 2005 13:20 Poland Kraków » trip to the mountains 17775 km [*] (45) 4 (58 votes)
230 Apr 17, 2005 13:32 Poland Kraków » and the next day 17775 km [*] (31) 4 (58 votes)
232 Apr 19, 2005 19:18 Poland Kraków » quiz night at Irish Arms Pub 17775 km [*] (6) 1 (3 votes)
234 Apr 21, 2005 19:32 Poland Kraków » Vanna's birthday 17775 km [*] (21) 4 (58 votes)
235 Apr 22, 2005 19:38 Poland Kraków » Dominika's birthday party 17775 km [*] (35) 4 (58 votes)
236 Apr 23, 2005 20:03 Poland Kraków » party at Sarah's flat 17775 km [*] (29) 4 (58 votes)
237 Apr 24, 2005 20:10 Poland Kraków » American breakfast 17775 km [*] (5) 4 (58 votes)
238 Apr 25, 2005 09:38 Poland Kraków » Vladimir and Petr's good-bye party 17775 km [*] (16) 4.8 (6 votes)
242 Apr 28, 2005 22:09 Poland Kraków » Shisha bar 17775 km [*] (1) 2.9 (25 votes)
242 Apr 29, 2005 09:54 Poland Kraków » another Wednesday 17775 km [*] (1) 4 (58 votes)
243 Apr 30, 2005 11:33 Poland Rzeszów » Sailing reception weekend 18084 km [*] (1) 4 (58 votes)
245 May 02, 2005 12:14 Poland Solina » sailing and kayaking 18166 km [*] (2) 4 (58 votes)
262 May 19, 2005 07:24 United States Overland Park » Back in the U.S. of A.! 26595 km 4 (58 votes)
266 May 23, 2005 09:09 United States Overland Park » Graduation Day 26595 km 4 (58 votes)
269 May 26, 2005 07:52 United States Overland Park » last morning in KC 26595 km 4 (58 votes)
269 May 26, 2005 20:40 Poland Kraków » Back in Poland 34642 km 4 (58 votes)
296 Jun 22, 2005 09:18 Poland Kraków » learning to drive 34642 km 4 (58 votes)
305 Jul 01, 2005 14:47 Hungary Miskolc » going to Hungary 35078 km 4 (58 votes)
308 Jul 04, 2005 14:50 Poland Kraków » Happy 4th of July! 35514 km 2 (1 votes)
314 Jul 10, 2005 19:26 Poland Kraków » going home 35514 km 1 (1 votes)
325 Jul 20, 2005 22:37 United States Overland Park » life in Kansas 43561 km 3.8 (2 votes)