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August 26, 1994 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tadeusz Durzynski has a bad case of vacation blues, even though he is one of the lucky ones not marooned at home. Durzynski is spending two weeks with his family at this woodsy resort in central Poland, just as he has every August for the past 15 years. The problem is that none of his friends are here, and the no-frills holiday is setting him back nearly two months' pay. "This is capitalism," the bushy-browed tractor mechanic moaned during a stroll through a cluster of deserted cabins.
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August 26, 1994 | DEAN E. MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tadeusz Durzynski has a bad case of vacation blues, even though he is one of the lucky ones not marooned at home. Durzynski is spending two weeks with his family at this woodsy resort in central Poland, just as he has every August for the past 15 years. The problem is that none of his friends are here, and the no-frills holiday is setting him back nearly two months' pay. "This is capitalism," the bushy-browed tractor mechanic moaned during a stroll through a cluster of deserted cabins.
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December 1, 1989 | Reuters
This island nation's cash-flush tourists, long warned by their government that Communist countries are uncomfortable, poor and dangerous, are now being told they can legally spend their vacations in Eastern Europe. Taipei lifted a ban Thursday on tourist travel to East Germany, Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia.
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