There’s always places you go back to over and over again. Being the avid traveller I am, I don’t just have one place that beckons my heart to return but many.
I could choose to see new places and sometimes I do but why not revisit places you love?
Each visit is somehow different. Reliving an old experience that feels like it just happened yesterday. Or taking joy in discovering something new. And there’s just something to be said about walking down a street and having it feel familiar.
Every time I walk across the Chain Bridge in Budapest and look down at the Danube and take in the romantic view surrounding me, I know I’m exactly where I’m supposed to be.
One such place I like to revisit is Szczecin. It’s the very first place I ever visited in Poland. It doesn’t hold the allure of Krakow or Gdansk and doesn’t really attract a lot of tourists. Yet, I’m enchanted by the architecture, fascinated by the street art and taken in by the cool cafes.
So while on vacation in Berlin this summer, I headed to Poland for the day (Szczecin is an easy day trip) as I wanted to eat some perogies and drink the local Polish brews. I had a very specific craving for this delicious plum flavored beer that I’d had during my last visit the year before.
So “again“, here’s some of my favorite Instagram photos of Szczecin. You can check out my last post about Szczecin here.
Looking out at Szczecin Główny, the main train station.
Szczecin is also a major Polish sea port.
Here’s some of the different buildings around the city, each with their own unique style of architecture.
This is a typical apartment building in Szczecin.
Looking down a staircase in one of the parks. It’s actually a very green city and was somewhat modelled after Paris. You’ll find lots of parks, wide avenues and roundabouts in Szczecin.
I love this photo of the guitar shop set against the back-drop of the cathedral.
A little cliche but this was me taking a picture of a kid taking a picture.
As always, the street art in Szczecin great!
And my favorite piece of street art ever is STILL there! I took a selfie to document our reunion …
I’m sure I’ll return to Szczecin yet again. There’s still soooo much more I want to discover!
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