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Gdańsk, Polska (Poland)

In the morning we walked around the old town of Gdańsk, admiring the Hanseatic buildings, the medieval Gdańsk Crane and St Mary's church, which is the largest brick church in the world. In the afternoon I elected to join the photographic walk of the old town with Sisse Brimberg and while we covered a lot of the same ground as the earlier walking tour we were now spending time looking for interesting things to photograph, picking up tips from Sisse and I was forcing myself to take photos of people.

When it came time to return to the ship we were given the option of returning via Zodiac through the historic shipyards. I think that most people elected to use the Zodiacs, and those that didn't were kicking themselves later. While clearly less busy than during their heyday there was still plenty of activity.

That evening we are treated to a talk from Lech Wałęsa. leader of Solidarity, President of Poland and Nobel Prize winner, back on the ship.