STAFF TRIP TO WARSAW
An intrepid group of Kilmarnock Academy staff, partners, siblings and friends, travelled to Warsaw on Friday 25 January to broaden their horizons and cement Scottish/Polish relations in the only way they know how – enjoying themselves.
The party of sixteen travelled from Prestwick courtesy of Whizz Air airlines, arriving in Warsaw late on Friday night. Driving in taxis through the streets of Warsaw at 110km/h in a 50km/h zone was an exciting introduction to the city.
On Saturday morning we headed for the Old Town , an amazing replica of the original town which was entirely destroyed by the Nazis during World War II. Its streets are lined with old houses, bars and restaurants, and interesting shops. On the main square, the rynek , the Warsaw Museum traces the history of the town from Neolithic times through to the present day. The exhibition on the Warsaw Uprising was particularly moving. To the north of the Old Town , the Marie Curie Museum was also of interest, at least to those of the group with an intellectual bent.
Between us we notched up many of the sights of Warsaw , enjoying the relaxed atmosphere and the interesting contrast between the Old