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Warsaw first
2003-06-22 23:25:00
After a nice flight from Trondheim in Norway, we landed at Warsaw international airport on the 21st of June. The impression of an East Block country where absolutely present.
The first thing we did was to exchange som Euro to Sloty, but the exchang rate at the airport we later expirienced where pretty bad. We then caught at taxi to the Hotel Orbis Vera. A hotel that looked like the remains of an old communist facility, but it gave a wrong impression. The hotel was in fact quite nice inside, the rooms where ok and the bathroom was clean.

After settling into the hotel and leaving the stuff behind, we took a taxi to the old town. We where looking for the main centrum as we drove along, but we couldn't find one. We guessed the very broad roads tricked us, because we totally lost the intimacy we are used too in the centrum of a city.

When we arrived in the old town, we found a beautiful town. Very nice buildings, very nice streets, very nice restaurants, very nice bars and very nice prices. The old town was the only thing we found nice, the rest lacked charm.

We found a nice, but expensive, restaurant named U Dekerta, just by the market square. But price didn't matter as we where about to celebrate Maias birthday. Nice food, good wine, but expensive. We hadn't quite tuned into the normal price level of Poland yet. After the nice meal, we took a cab back to the hotel and had a nightcup in the extremely cozy hotel bar, just follow the signs, before we called the day.

The next morning we looked at the beautiful exhibitions of art and craft at the hotel, and we really couldn't understand why the price tags looked so discolourized. We followed the gloomy signs to the restaurant and had a breakfast much better than expected.

After the nice breakfast we took a cab to the Central Railwaystation and bought tickets for Krakow. Cheap prices, 75Sl pr. person, and the trip was pleasant and took only two hours and fourtyfive mintues precise. But had the trip been a minute longer, the train would had to have a Bar Section according to Lars.
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