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Sunday, 21 April 2013

My City, My Torun!

Eleven years association with the know why i love Torun!!

Friday, 19 April 2013

Ticket Mission

Off to see Polish band Riverside perform. What a lot of hassle just to get the tickets. Firstly I had to go to a large electronic shop. I then had to walk all the way to the back of the store to a desk. I then had to wait for about 5 minutes for a specialised shop assistant to come and help me. I told him I wanted to buy tickets. After 5 minutes he eventually printed the tickets out. He also printed out an A4 document which I then had to take all the way back to the front of the shop. After paying the cashier, she then stamped the A4 document and I had to take it to the information point. At the information point another woman then compared the details  of the  A4 document with the information in the ticket. I then had to sign the A4 document and then the document was then checked again by a security guard. Only then was I allowed to hold my brand new tickets in my hands.

Monday, 15 April 2013

Here Comes the Sun

Spring has finally arrived here in Torun!

Monday, 25 March 2013

Easter Market

With the run-up to Easter now underway local Torunians are busy getting ready for the religious break. The city's Easter Market is currently open. This year it's located centrally in Torun's Old Market Square.

Sunday, 24 March 2013

Smoked Goats cheese

This is a popular smoked cheese originating from south Poland near the Tatra  Mountains. You can currently buy it here at the Easter market which is taking place in the Old Market Square.

Monday, 7 January 2013

German Cemetry

This old German cemetry is located 8km north of Torun and is a reminder of when Poland used to be a part of Germany. Back then Torun was known as Thorn.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Festive Pizza

Metropolis Pizzeria in the old town is currently decked out with this fabulous upside down christmas tree as its centre-piece.

Friday, 4 January 2013

A New Year and a New Start!

Apologies to everyone for the delay in updating TORUŃ DAILY PHOTO. Have no fear...we are still very much active. In fact last week Glenn Standish was awarded the title of Honorary Ambassador of Tourism in Toruń. Many thanks to President Michał Zaleski and Toruń City Council. It is a real honour!

Photographs courtesy of Gazeta Wyborcza and Toruń City Council.

Monday, 1 October 2012

New Hotel Complex

It was meant to open in September but the doors are still firmly closed on this new modern hotel complex here in Toruń.

Friday, 28 September 2012

Graffiti and the Toruń Skyline

Here is an interesting view of the Toruń skyline from the top of an old Prussian war bunker. There are many bunkers circling the city and many more smaller ones within the old town. Some of them were even used by the Nazis during WWII as POW camps.

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