You are never too old

to set another goal or to dream a new dream. ÔÇö C.S. Lewis

My departure to Warsaw is approaching, just 24 days ­čśë


Rynek Starego Miasta Warszawa

Krakowskie Przedmie┼Ťcie

Krakowskie Przedmie┼Ťcie

Krakowskie Przedmie┼Ťcie
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Taras Widokowy

view from
Taras Widokowy
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Traveling

it gives you home in thousand strange places, then leaves you a stranger in your own land. – Ibn Battuta

Now it’s official. I’m returning to Warsaw on April 10th. This time I booked an apartment near Charlotte Menora. So I’ll have the best breakfast near. This time I need to see the other side of the Vistula River – Stara Praga and Praga-P├│┼énoc. I’m so happy to see Warsaw again ­čśÇ


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Warsaw

Pałac Kultury i Nauki

Pałac Kultury i Nauki

Dilemma

I sit in front of my computer and watch photos ÔÇŽ what should I post this time? Ljubljana? Vienna? Paris? Warsaw?
I have a lot of problems with these posts. I post photos on Instagram, where I have two accounts; Facebook also has two accounts, WordPress ÔÇŽ and sometimes I’m lost. I do not know where I posted something ÔÇŽ stupid me.
Do you also have such problems?

And now also a brand new WordPress editorÔÇŽ I’m lost.

Dave in Warsaw
View from my hotel Ibis Warszawa Stare Miasto
Warsaw Barbican
Mamaison Hotel Le Regina Warsaw
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Warsaw Barbican
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Polish cuisine

…was a slight disappointment for me.

Joke!!!

Of course, I like very much French cuisine and all their dishes. But Polish cuisine … is like the Slovene cuisine. Almost nothing new … maybe because of this I felt in Warsaw like at home.

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Restaurant Stolica –┬áa beautiful terrace, friendly staff and very very good food. I think it was one of the best duck I ate… except┬áManchons de canard pomme sautees.

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Zapiekanka

Fotografija osebe Tom Plevnik.

A┬ázapiekanka… okey this is new…┬áand delicious … like small pizza.┬áPerfect for a quick snack.

Pierogi

Fotografija osebe Tom Plevnik.

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nothing new … slightly different, much bigger, but similar to Slovenian ┼Żlikrofi.┬áVery tasty and very different types … we have only potatoes… Restaurant Zapiecek.

Pork cheeks in a sauce of red wine, potato dumplings and vegetables

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nothing new… but good. Restaurant┬áC.K. Ober┼╝a.

Kotlet Schabowy

Fotografija osebe Tom Plevnik.

again nothing new.┬áIt’s exactly like that┬áVienna steak or Dunajski ┼ínicelj in Slovenia.┬áBut so much better and tastier. This is the best steak of kind that I ate. Normally I don’t eat Vienna steak in the restaurants. But in a month I go to Vienna, so… Restaurant Portretowa.

Swie┼żo sma┼żeny wielki placek ziemniaczany z gulaszem

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same story… but in a new way… and so good! It’s like Krompirjev fun┼íterc or ocvrtki in Slovenia…┬áRestaurant Zapiecek.

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I know, I know … boring but as Sarma… Restaurant┬áGda┼äski, Bar mleczny.

Żeberka w sosie własnym z ziemniakami i buraczkami zasmażanymi 

Fotografija osebe Tom Plevnik.

yes, yes, yes… like Svaljki or Njoki… Restaurant Pasieka.

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Fotografija osebe Tom Plevnik.

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like Krof…┬áalthough we are eaten donuts only for carnival in Slovenia in February.

This time I didn’t have the opportunity to try Zupa og├│rkowa … we don’t know this in Slovenia. Something for the next year.

 

 

 

I walked across

…┬áan empty land.

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view from ibis Warszawa Stare Miasto

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Kamienne Schodki

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plac Zamkowy

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plac Zamkowy

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Warsaw

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Cmentarz ┼╗ydowski

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Cmentarz ┼╗ydowski

Kocham Warszaw─Ö

After many cities finally again a city where I feel at home…┬áWarsaw positively surprised me in all respects.┬áAnd yes, Dave was with me in Warsaw.

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Pałac Kultury i Nauki

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The Wishing Bell

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Zapiekanka

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Warszawa

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love the moment – Instax Cafe

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Dave and his photographer minion friend┬á– Instax Cafe

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Dave in Stare Miasto

Warsaw or Warszawa

Have you ever thought about choosing Warsaw as a citybreak destination? To be honest, I wasn’t. What a surprise? Warsaw or Warszawa is really a beautiful city to be visited. I was totally surprised. Thanks God Adria Airways is flying directly to Warsaw from Slovenia, so it took a good hour and fifteen minutes to get there. For the first time I used Uber in Warsaw from and to the airport and works.

The city is very clean and somehow it is brings peace. ┬áThere are many city parks especially a huge park in the center of the city which is called Lazienski Park. You can find birds, squirrels, ducks, even peacocks are there. If you are going to visit the old town, you will find a monument of the world war II first before you reach the old town. Then you will found the market square, the mermaid statue, Sigismund┬┤s column, royal castle, presidential palace, university of Warsaw, etcÔÇŽ. and Pa┼éac Kultury i Nauki or Palace of Culture and Science. I heard that the Poles wanted to demolish it … I don’t know if this is true but it would really be a pity. The Palace of Culture and Science is really fit in the cityscape.

Everything was perfect streets, public transport, people, coffee except food… almost all food is like my home-made food (Slovenian food), but it was really good ­čÖé

Now I have a problem … to post photos from Paris (I still have a lot of them) or now from Warsaw?┬áThe first photos are from the iphone X

See you next year Warsaw…

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Stare Miasto

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Stare Miasto

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Stare Miasto

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Łazienki Park

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Łazienki Park

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Łazienki Park

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Łazienki Park

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Pałac Kultury i Nauki

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Cityscape

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Fotoplastikon Warszawski

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Politechnika Warszawska Wydział Geodezji i Kartografii

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Cmentarz ┼╗ydowski

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Pomnik Małego Powstańca

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STOR

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ibis Warszawa Stare Miasto

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POLIN Muzeum Historii ┼╗yd├│w Polskich

Never to go on trips

… with anyone you do not love. ÔÇĽ Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast

That’s why in the last few years I’m traveling alone… only 12 days to Warsaw.

Btw… from 7.7. to 12.7. I’m on holidays in Warszawa. Is any of the locals interested in a photo walk?

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Panth├ęon

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├Äle de la Cit├ę

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Trocad├ęro

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Trocad├ęro

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Avenue de Camoens – one of my favorite places in Paris

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roof tops of Montmartre

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Caf├ę Montmartre – now closed