Tuesday, June 14, 2011

The Hanseatic Old Town...

section  of Gdansk was largely rebuilt to the original plans and building footprints following massive destruction by bombing during World War II (click to enlarge):
We wandered the impeccably recreated Hanseatic streets during our afternoon explorations, sometimes guided but mostly independently:
Baltic amber, the subject of a mini-lecture of mine presented earlier on board the ship, was being sold everywhere:
Even unmounted polished nuggets were available for purchase, but unfortunately the credit card readers were not working at several shops, denying me a souvenir:

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