Krakow

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Krakow is one city that casts a charm over all who visit. Duncan Rhodes experiences the allure of Poland’s ancient capital, with its myths, magicians and medieval architecture. “Magiczny Krakow” (Magical Krakow) is how Poles refer to their ancient capital (Warsaw only took over in 1596), and the epithet fits…

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The Jewish district of Kazimierz in Krakow has long been the home of the city’s traditional klezmer scene. Duncan Rhodes meets the Polish musicians who are breathing new life into old wedding songs. In my mind I am a fresh-faced 19-year-old, full of the joy of youth, dancing and making…