Poland: Blast From My Soviet Past

Poland: Blast From My Soviet Past

Please start with Part I of My Solo Polish Travels Here When Belarus very unceremoniously refused me entry, I thought my memory trip back to U.S.S.R was over. As strange as it might seem, I was actually looking forward to rude serving staff, late buses,…

Me, Myself, and I: Traveling Solo Through Poland

Me, Myself, and I: Traveling Solo Through Poland

To begin understanding why I was alone in Poland, please start with previous post “Back to U.S.S.R.”, a story of pain, betrayal, and Belarus. I disembarked the plane in Warsaw after a 9-hour flight, my backpack pressing heavily against my back, my crumpled itinerary sheet…

Back to the U.S.S.R.

Back to the U.S.S.R.

I had no plans to travel alone.  Traveling alone sounds tedious, lonesome, and possibly dangerous.  Ever since Victor and I took our first road trip to California back in 2004, the thought of traveling alone never even crossed my mind.   What I did want, and what I still…