Dated 31 July 2015, the letter which was found hidden on New Year’s Day among rocks and old logs on the Croatian island of Pag began: "I am Marysia, and I am Monia. We live in Poland, near Kraków." Now the woman who found the letter would like to meet them.
VIDEO: Archaeologists from the Stanisław Staszic Regional Museum in Piła stumbled upon the discovery while combing through the river Gwda in western Poland.
When the drink first rolled off the production line at a brewery in Warsaw 50 years ago this week, it marked a huge change for ordinary Poles, for whom Coca-Cola quenched their thirst for freedom, albeit symbolically.
Builders stumbled upon the bottle during renovations at the city’s Central Train Station. Inside was a handwritten note referring to the tragic 1970 protests which led to over 40 deaths.
Built almost entirely from empty wine and beer bottles, the house in Jasło has been christened KARP and will be used by local fishermen.
The letter, dated 15 March 1941, was written by two Polish men, whose names and dates of birth are in the text. Local officials are now trying to tack down their descendants.
Julia threw her bottled message into the Baltic after hearing tales of sailors on the high seas from her uncle. After not hearing anything back she assumed it had been lost to the waves. But then the surprised 7-year-old received a package.
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