Years ago Volkswagon used to air commercials for their VW Beetle saying that they would float in water. One journalist tested that, sure in his thought that it was false advertising. But as it turned out…the orginal Beetle did indeed float. Of course you couldn’t DRIVE it in the water, but that’s beside the point. Bydgoszcz DOES have “cars” that drive on the water and we took advantage of a few beautiful days to do a test drive. Continue reading
Did you stop in at the café for a cool drink while you were waiting? Hope you didn’t go to the Kantor….that’s a modern day “money changer”. They will take your US dollars (or whatever kind of money you have) and exchange it for Polish zlotys. The exchange rates are usually higher, so hold on to your cash and look for an ATM machine.
But for now turn around, we are going to walk the other direction. Up the street and just around the corner, we come to this: Continue reading
Walking is good exercise. It’s also a good way to get to know where you live especially when you live “downtown” and right in the midst of everything. David and I do a lot of walking because who needs a car when you can walk or take one of the convenient trams. Friday was a beautiful day here…the sun was shining, the sky was blue, and the temperatures were in the 80’s with hardly any humidity….a perfect day. I thought it would be nice to take you on a walk with me (through pictures) and see the sights near our flat.