Tag Archives: 2023

Luxembourg with Friends

Luxembourg is amazing – we did not know what to expect but absolutely blew us away.  The architecture is very reminiscent of a bit ofParis with a touch of Switzerland and Germany.  Everything is obsessively clean and everything smell nice, the entire city smells like flowers.  We met up with our good friends from Germany […]

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Gdansk Kamienice

For the first time we got to climb the old City Hall Tower – as it is only open during the spring and summer. Needless to say the views are equally as spectacular as they are from the main church tower next door but then again the climb is a lot easier too for the […]

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Uphagen’s House

The Uphagen house is one of only a few 18th century merchant town houses in Europe that is open to visitors. The Uphagen house was purchased in 1775 by Johann Uphagen, a merchant, historian, art collector and city councillor. He remodelled it to suit the needs of a wealthy 18th century merchant. After Uphagen’s death […]

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Pomnik wyrwanych serc

This monument was erected in 1964 to honour those who were murdered in the adjacent concentration camp between 1943-1945 in Płaszowie.  Actually the monument is in place where routine massive executions took place before most of the people were shipped to Auschwitz.  There was a stone quarry near by where most of the prisoners slaved […]

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