nad Dunajcem (120 km)
8 June: Rheine - Görlitz / Monday 9 June:
from Germany (Schönes wochenend ticket: Rheine-Görlitz,
28); nice little camping in Zgorzelec (Görlitz'
twin city just across the Neisse river in Poland).
Next day another train to Krakow with a stop over in
Wroclaw for 10. Beautiful historical city
centre. Camping Krakowianka is close to the
centre, good facilities, cheap (2) and a
safe (24hr/day security) choice.
Tuesday 10 June: Krakow-Swiatniki
nad Dunajcem, 120 km.
Hilly countryside, quiet and good back roads.
Area looks quite wealthy. Many small shops along
the way and internet cafes in almost every town.
Basic campground in Kroscienko, a charming
tourist place at the entrance of the Dunajec
river gorge and the Pieniny
|E-mail messages :
Date: Mon, 9 June 2003, Wroclaw, Poland
I'm now in an internet cafe at Wroclaw central
station, checking my e-mail and waiting for
another train to Krakow.
Had a good journey by train yesterday, trains
were not crowded at all, because of the hot
Yesterday evening I found a campsite in
Zgorzelec, just across the border of Görlitz.
Took an early morning train to this place, the
whole journey to Krakow cost me about 10 euro,
which isn't too bad.
The weather is still pretty good, only some rain
during the night. Ok, i must go now, my next
train will leave soon.
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Kroscienko
I'm now in an internet place in Kroscienko, a
border town near the Slovakian/Polish border.
Just started my trip in Krakow, a very beautiful
city, from where i headed south for about 120 km.
Nice mountainous countryside like the french
Vosges, quiet back roads. The area looks quite
prosperous and the road conditions pretty good,
there are even bicycle lanes in Krakow.
Along the road you can find everywhere bars,
kiosks to buy food & drinks for less.
Campgrounds are good and not expensive as well, 2
euros. Plan for tomorrow: cycling along the
Dunajec through the canyon in the Pieniny
national park into Slovakia, heading towards the