Inspiring the wave of newcomers are a series of well-established bloggers that have helped romanticize the world of van life with their stunning pictures and beautiful portrayals of life on the road.
Particularly notable is the grand elevation of the main building. In the lower section, the granite plinth has been cleaned and in the upper section, a wooden cladding, characteristic of the Polish highland style of the region, has been laid. Between these two sections, a light coloured grooved plaster has been added.
This was where angels feared to tread. But changes have been meteoric. If Praga was once a byword for abandonment and decay, today it has become a calling card for the very concept of urban regeneration.
Compiled as a warning about today’s internet surveillance, the 150 never-before-seen photos cover a wide range of Poland’s communist secret police activities between 1944 and 1989 and reveal the sometimes drastic measures authorities took to keep ‘enemies of the state’ under control.
Team leader Piotr Wroniecki said: “If the system works as expected, it could successfully revolutionise archaeology – as the introduction of radiocarbon dating did in the first half of the 20th century.”
Poles significantly reduced their physical activity during the over year-long Covid-19 pandemic, show the results of a recent survey.
The plafond’s entry into the registry signals a remarkable turnaround in its fortunes. Despite its importance to Polish art and culture, the artist’s first ever large-format work depicting seven celestial nudes floating amid clouds and cherubs was only recently ‘rescued’ after an autumn auction was held to fund urgent maintenance work.
Appearing in Polish for the first time since its publication nearly 90 years ago, ‘Rowerem przez II RP’, ‘Pedalling Poland’ is filled with countless anecdotes, photos and personal observations of author Bernard Newman’s 3,000km journey from Gdańsk to Kraków.
Local man Piotr Łaś from Zakopane had been out hiking on one of the mountain trails in the Tatra National Park when he spotted the small bear rolling down the snow-covered slope.
Hear British Entrepreneur in Poland, Richard Lucas talk about the story of Wojtek the Soldier Bear and how he got involved in creating an amazing tribute to this amazing bear in Kraków’s Jordana Park.