A Live Report from Poland

Me in front of my favorite church on Earth--Saint Mary's Basilica in Krakow
Me in front of my favorite church on Earth–Saint Mary’s Basilica in Krakow

Well, Crazy Polish Guy is in his ancestral homeland. A week ago I set foot in Poland for the first time in eight years. So much has changed, and yet much remains the same. As I visit the same nooks and crannies that I visited as a kid, I cannot help but be overwhelmed with a nostalgic happiness to be here. I don’t want to leave. The landscapes are breathtaking; the castles and old churches are intriguing, and every woman that passes me on the street makes my knees weak (why are they so beautiful?)

I anticipate several  blog posts dedicated to my trip when I return to the United States next week. For now, I just wanted to express to everyone that Poland is still that same country I fell in love with as a child. Although there are some negatives that I’ll discuss in future posts, overall, there is no place I would rather spend my vacation.

Right now, I’m writing as I listen to a CD of the latest Polish songs while getting a little drunk from some homemade Polish cherry liquor. There’s no place I would rather be…

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