Category Archives: Krakow

Dream: Casiotone for the Painfully Alone

Owen Ashworth bringing lo-fi to Zyblikiewicza. (for Totally Dublin Issue 72) (The keyboard’s wrong. I dreamt it that way. So it’s ok because I am being accurate to my dream.)

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Krakow: Odzież na Wagę

Krakow’s full of loads of eye-wateringly cheap second hand shops, making me wonder why anyone would possibly want to pay western prices for clothes which are much duller in your H&Ms and your Zaras. Come on guys, don’t be fooled … Continue reading

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Unloved Krakow: Liban Quarry

Just southeast of Krakus Mound in Podgórze lies the Liban Quarry. Utterly confusing, disturbing and beautiful, it’s a strange mish mash of natural habitat, former limestone quarry, WWII work camp and film set. We first spotted it from the mound, then … Continue reading

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Małopolska: Zakopane

Zakopane: Two and a half hours south of Krakow, land of skiers, strange cheeses, the Tatra Mountains, lots of snow, and exclamations of ‘omg! gingerbread house!” Avoiding the alright-but-dull-and-touristy centre of the town, The outskirts are dotted with branches of the … Continue reading

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Krakow: The Baron’s Townhouse

Erasmus = someone deserves a medal for thinking that one up. Getting a grant from the EU to study in a country that is cheaper than your own for four months can’t be bad, especially when you get to live … Continue reading

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