With an abundance of off-grid locations spread across the country, spending summer in Poland should not mean spending big in the seaside resorts, says Alex Webber.
Investigators are now trying to discover the identity of the person found in the highly decorated 19th century coffin.
Sprightly Stanisław was awarded the title of Ambassador of Best Practices in Sport during an announcement of the top 50 Most Influential People in Polish Sport in 2020.
With clues suggesting that Auschwitz beast Josef Mengele may have also stood trial in the little town of Świdnica, author Agnieszka Dobkiewicz said: “Something extraordinary happened in 1946 in a small town near Gross-Rosen, something that stands to change our knowledge of Mengele’s immediate post-war life. Certainly, it now seems plausible that he returned to this former concentration camp because of an unfinished affair…”
Tomasz Wierzbicki, from the town of Świebodzice in Lower Silesia, said he initially thought the old sword was a tree root as he tidied the ground so his family could rest for a while out for a walk.
The photos by prolific photojournalist Władysław Orłowski covering a wide breadth of everyday topics, depicting everything from children playing to fashionable locals quenching their thirst at summertime refreshment stalls, offer a captivating snapshot of everyday life during the PRL period.