Now I was living the good life. We began to travel to other countries with our teams. In 1949 I took my first trip to Budapest for two weeks of swimming on the MargitSziget Island. It is an island in the middle of the Danube in the middle of Budapest (Hungary.)
During Poland’s 21-year ‘inter-war’ period, there were many active sports clubs and sports. According to the museum housed in Oskar Schindler’s factory the two leading sports clubs were Cracovia Sports Klub and the Krakowski Klub Sportowy Cracovia, established in 1906. And while the Krakow YMCA housed the only indoor pool in town, there were two other pools in Krakow including an outdoor facility at Park Krakowski.