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A craft beer loving thirty-something history nerd documents his travels, perhaps for your entertainment.

Day 4 – Wednesday, 20 April 2016 – Krakow, Wieliczka Salt Mines

I had gone and got my hopes up that I might limber myself with a savory stout, but I was mistakenly anxious. I nearly cried. My dreams had been dashed on the cobblestone streets of Old Town Krakow.


Day 3 – Tuesday, 19 April 2016 – Jasna Góra, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Krakow

Disclaimer: The remainder of this post discusses, in some graphic detail, the horrors of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Subject matter is likely to be disturbing to all readers. Actually, it should be. Consider yourself advised.

Day 1 – Sunday, 17 Apr 2016 – Warsaw

Add a quiet stream in there, and it’d be golden. No pun intended.

Day 2 – Monday, 18 April 2016 – Warsaw

The Polish Home Army had long planned a resistance against the occupying Germans to take back their city, and at this point in the war, the Germans were on the defensive, beginning their rapid retreat back auf Deutschland!


I'm a thirty-something dude living in America's heart of boring - the good ole Midwest. Bad beer and flat fields are our biggest claims to fame outside of sports. We do love our sports, especially when coupled with bad beer in the middle of some flat fields...

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