Oh, the drinking-chocolate bars of Krakow! Words cannot do them justice!
This is the cathedral, which is part of the Wawel Castle complex:
And these are the bones of a medieval dragon, kept chained outside the cathedral door:
Yes of course it was a real dragon! In fact its statue still breathes fire:
We saw a great deal of religious art - Poland is an intensely Catholic country of course. My favourite was the Art Nouveau work of Stanislaw Wyspianski (d.1907). Here's his "Creation" from the Franscican Basilica:
And some more Art Nouveau stained glass:
And here's a chapel 100 metres below the surface of the earth. It's in the famous Wieliczka Salt mine and took 3 miners 70 years to hand-carve from solid rocksalt in their spare time:
Yes, everthing is made from salt - including crystal chandeliers, statues and wall reliefs of the Last Supper etc.And here's me with cake and beer 123m below the surface of the earth. The efforts I go to for my research, *ahem*. Please don't tell my Wii Fit...