After crossing the Polish border, we arrived in Krakow in the wee hours of 7am (this is 3 hours before everyone in Poland wakes up), just in time to catch the sunrise.
So I woke up and keeping my eyes closed (groggy as hell) I opened the door of the van. This is the first thing I saw when I opened my eyes to Wawel Castle:
Stay a little longer for the dawn clearing:
Dazed, but enjoying the lovely view, we took a bathroom break at the nearby Sheraton before taking a brisk 30min walk from our dropoff point through the city centre square — the largest medieval square in Europe — to the bus station for our buses to Auschwitz.
It’s one of the prettiest morning walks I’ve experienced.
Then past the train station, we made it to the bus to Auschwitz.
- At time of posting in Krakow, it was 8 °C - Humidity: 49% | Wind Speed: n/a | Cloud Cover: clouds and visibility OK