So, last week we all headed off for a short family vacation. No, it was not the exotic travelling of my solo and single life, but it was pretty damn great.
The adventure started at about ten o’clock last Thursday night, when we woke up the boys and headed off to catch the overnight train to Wroclaw, an under-appreciated gem of a city, one which we all adore:
The fun began when they clambered up in to their train bunk beds:
They fell asleep almost immediately, despite the shaking and rattling of the train, and they slept the whole almost-seven-hour train journey away. The next morning, we arrived in Wroclaw at around 6:30, and walked to the hotel, and dropped off the bags. Then we headed out dwarf hunting.
No, actually, this is not a euphemism for anything: Wroclaw is FULL OF DWARFS. It is such an amazing attraction for kids. You can buy a ‘Dwarf Map’ in several places around the city, and then plan your walks around to the various dwarf locations. Most of the dwarfs correspond to the building they are near, or the area they are placed.
For example, here are a bunch of Gambling Dwarfs near the casino:
While I enjoyed 9000-calorie cinnamon rolls and a coffee at Cinnabon every morning (must get back to healthy eating NOW. Thank goodness there is no Cinnabon in Warsaw. On the other hand, it’s really too bad that there is not a Cinnabon in Warsaw),