The Bastard

Krakow Travel Blog

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krakow city center and a beautiful church whose name i should google but cant be bothered
DAY ONE.

Oh yes, Day One. I even name days now, I just thought I should go up one step higher with my blogging abilities and disabilites.

I made it past the German speaking German people when I checked in for my flight in Stuttgart without having to speak more than two hundred German letters. It's always fun to only answer questions with 'Ja' (Yes) and 'Nein. Ich habe kein Bomb.' (No, I don't have a bomb.) It's not that I can't speak German because I can, I just don't and those two aren't spelled the same so they must not mean the same as well. Ich kan auf Deutsch sprechen und schreiben! Ich habe kein Bomb! (I can speak and write in German. I don't have a bomb!)

Chemie, the name of my travel journal, says I arrived in Katowice at 14:00.
i thought this was enough until i started buying alcohol!
I am so glad I wrote this information down simply because it's information. What if I wrote down 15:00 instead huh? Or worse, 16:00 or even 17:00. Jeez.. But I wish I could've written more like if I was hungry or if the weather was nice or if the Backstreet Boys were thinking of me.. Hang on, I think I do remember I was hungry, and the weather was nice and warm, and the Backstreet Boys.. erm, well they're still alive.

About being hungry, I couldn't stand the hunger anymore and the ride from the Katowice airport to Krakow was taking forever and I was convinced at that moment that Katowice is not even in Poland, so I decided to.. eat. Oh yes I did. I ate. I ate the belgian waffles I brought from Belgium a week before and I was going to give them to my travel buddy Wayne who is at that moment waiting patiently in Krakow for me.
wayne the bastard
I felt sorry really but also good that I wasn't hungry anymore. I did feel guilty but the waffles were very nice. I wish Wayne have tried them as well.

Finally. After a million years inside that hot hot hot mini-bus, I arrived in Krakow. I texted Wayne and waited for him the whole day at the bus station where he promised, or let's say swore, that he's gonna pick me up. He's a no show, what a nob. I couldn't wait any more than 10 minutes there so I made my way alone to the hostel which was kind of an effort to find because I'm  a retard. I texted Wayne again and I only wish he replied. I thought I saw Wayne 2 minutes from the station but not because the guy looked like Wayne but only because he was wearing a green shirt and Wayne wears his green shirt 399 days a year. I really thought it was him then suddenly the guy looked at me so I ran.
is that vodka?
I ran away from him without looking back. 20 minutes later I have checked in in our hostel and when I went to our room, there he was sleeping like an angel, Mister Wayne my travel buddy.

I think Wayne said 'Oh I'm sorry!' (But I think he meant: It's so good to sleep. So what if I hadn't picked you up, I was up all night with nowhere to sleep!) And I replied with a sweet smile and some giggles and said 'Oh it's alright. You're forgiven.' (But what I really wanted to say was: You Bastard! I shall call you that name from now on. I am so glad I ate the waffles!)

Wayne had a shower and made me wait again. I am still glad about eating the damn waffles. We went out and explored whatever we can explore. We tried some weird looking cheese stuff off a stall in the city centre. It tasted weird. We walked to some random streets while having some proper blabbers about random stuff before we decided to get straight to our main interest, alcohol.
me, wayne and wayne
This was the beginning, the beginning of my interest in alcohol. I rarely drink before but some things got to change. That's life. But if I die from alcohol abuse, I'll blame Wayne.

We took a table at one of the bars and chilled out. Wayne had beers and I had some Vodka. I think we moved to another bar, or we might not have. Oh, and we forgot to eat?! Good thing I had belgian waffles and Wayne only had the weird cheese. We didn't feel very hungry at all and it must've been the weird cheese. Krakow is a great place to chill and drink, especially on a nice summer day. And most people are trying to get smashed but I guess you already know that. No? Yes they do.

Since my budget is so tight I could not afford to get absolutely smashed. Not that it's a good thing to get drunk, but sometimes I just want to. I was warned about our roommates in our dorm room about a stag party.
i know, cool huh?
What the hell is a stag party? So I assumed it was a staff party. Way past midnight, our Irish roommates came back from their staff party. They were absolutely annoying. I wish I'm evil enough to say something evil to them like 'I'm gonna eat your belgian waffles, you bastards'! One of them threw a shoe into the other bastard almost hitting me in the head. It was 4 am for fook's sakes, what is wrong with staff these days? They better have a good reason for their staff party!


Ending Words for Day One:
I was quite stressed for my first day I want to complain but I can't make up a reason why. And also, I was already explained to what a stag party actually is. And staff party doesn't make much sense and might not even exist but only to those who don't know stag parties.
another church in krakow, looking good
Don't judge me.

Something to Remember:
Weird Polish cheese with the red stuff.

Happy About:
Eating the belgian waffles.

Alcohol Findings:
Finlandia Vodka, awesome. Mango flavor was really nice!
festerwretch says:
Hmm, I still don't remember my reason for not being able to meet up with you guys ... I'm sure it was BS & I was just sitting in the pub with my friends. :)
Posted on: Dec 19, 2008
JeAr says:
ah ganun ba...
Posted on: Dec 18, 2008
darlingwish says:
naglagay ako ng captions baliw!
Posted on: Dec 18, 2008
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krakow city center and a beautiful…
krakow city center and a beautifu…
i thought this was enough until i …
i thought this was enough until i…
wayne the bastard
wayne the bastard
is that vodka?
is that vodka?
me, wayne and wayne
me, wayne and wayne
i know, cool huh?
i know, cool huh?
another church in krakow, looking …
another church in krakow, looking…
flight to katowice
flight to katowice
lovely picture
lovely picture
inside the toilet, but its in pola…
inside the toilet, but its in pol…
loving the cheese?
loving the cheese?
a very lovely cool person
a very lovely cool person
charming boy
charming boy
wayne
wayne
wayne and his beer
wayne and his beer
dammit, look at the cam!
dammit, look at the cam!
the bastard and i
the bastard and i
seriously, what is up with the cei…
seriously, what is up with the ce…
oh u really are charming!
oh u really are charming!
wayne taking a pic of krakow while…
wayne taking a pic of krakow whil…
beautiful city center
beautiful city center
waynes beer
wayne's beer
waynes camera skills
wayne's camera skills
beer
beer
Krakow
photo by: EmyG