“Travels to a Different Time” : 19June1975: Warszawa, Poland: Russian Champagne, Eggs, Babka and Mushrooms and the Shrieking Cleaning Lady

Had 5 hours of sleep woken up by the “secretariat” tapping late sleepers on the shoulder at 10:00 hours. Did morning ablutions then went out to eat with the Norwegians. The cafeteria at the Centrum department store was closed so we bought some bread and cheese and watched the people flow by. I went intoContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : 19June1975: Warszawa, Poland: Russian Champagne, Eggs, Babka and Mushrooms and the Shrieking Cleaning Lady”

“Travels to a Different Time ” : 18June1975: Warszawa, Poland: There are only “Professional Class Girls” Here! The Spitting Polish Weightlifting Champion: Chicken Throat Soup

Woke up today in a very creaky bed. All seven beds in the room make loud creaks when you move in them. An American from Deerfield, Illinois crashed into the room at midnight. Along with my new Polish friend and the American we took the tram and went to another youth hostel that charged 25Continue reading ““Travels to a Different Time ” : 18June1975: Warszawa, Poland: There are only “Professional Class Girls” Here! The Spitting Polish Weightlifting Champion: Chicken Throat Soup”