Do you have any advice for potential travellers?
Go light weight for trekking and leave nice clothes at the hotel for the end of the trek. It was very hot in Krakow, the weather was very changable in the mountains - but never got that cold (was hot and exposed in places). Take money into the country. You have time to do a lot in Krakow, we went to the salt mines on the first afternoon, Auschwitz the next morning, had the afternoon off the the final morning we went on a tour of the city, but you have to be proactive as guide would help but we pretty much arranged these trips ourselves.
I spent about £100 on the trip (I didn't drink in the mountain huts) - £20 salt mines (get local bus and buy tickets there), £20 Auschwitz (organised trip) - eat in the Jewish quarter during stay in Krakow.
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