Last week I went to Gdansk. It was, by far, my favorite city in Poland. It was mostly destroyed during World War II; however, it was rebuilt into the most beautiful city in Europe that I have ever seen. The buildings were plastered with detail, the river was flowing through the city, and a festival was in full swing. I was able to go on a walking to go on a walking tour and learned about some very famous individuals who were born there. Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit was born in this city. Although Americans are one of the few who still use this system, he is memorialized within the city with a monument of the thermometer (a representation of one he invented using mercury). Another great man that was born here was Arthur Schopenhauer. We saw the house where this great philosopher was born. These sights were very impactful. While here I also made the trip to see the Baltic Sea. It was not at all like I imagined it. It appeared to be black, but not dirty. I had been to beaches that were dirty and this was completely different. It was one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen. After returning from the beach I walked around old town and enjoyed the city once more before having to return home to be ready for work on Monday.
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