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Thorn to Warsaw
12020-11-10T22:26:42-05:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f591detail from Johnston's Royal Atlas General Map of Russia (1910)plain2020-11-10T22:26:42-05:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5
12020-10-26T22:34:45-04:00Berlin to Warsaw32timeline2020-11-11T11:46:09-05:0010/10/2020 15:40 - 10/102020 17:54
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This stage follows route 1 of Baedeker's Handbook (Berlin to Warsaw), route 4 (Warsaw), and route 5 in reverse (Warsaw to Ciechocinek).
12020-10-27T01:52:29-04:00Łowicz14Baedeker locationplain2020-12-15T00:02:12-05:0052.10714, 19.94525A district town on the right bank of the Bzura River. There is an old abbey church here, as well as "an old château in a fine park."
Two miles southeast lies a place called Arcadia. Baedeker describes it as "a magnificent château belonging to Prince Radziwill, containing rich collections of art," situated in a large park.
Tempting.Alternate placenames: Лович, Lovich Distance from Alexandrovo: 129 versts
12020-10-27T01:51:28-04:00Kutno7A town of 15,200 residents on the Ochnya River. I dozed while we passed it.plain2020-11-11T16:23:24-05:0011/11/2020 16:2052.23064, 19.36409A town of 15,200 residents on the Ochnya River. I dozed while we passed it. Distance from Alexandrovo: 87 versts