Bristling with security cameras and surrounded by a solid steel and marble fence with barbed wire, Sobieskiego 100 is just one of several buildings that is occupied by Russia following agreements signed between the People's Republic of Poland and the Soviet Union in the 1970s.
Often mysterious and ethereal, the mood in Łukasz Lenkiewicz’s photos crosses boundaries that are serene, surreal, wistful and dreamlike. Along the way, his discoveries – which he says run into several hundred – have ranged from the intriguing and creepy to the downright bizarre.
After five years travelling over 40,000 km across the continent, taking thousands of photographs and recording descriptions of his adventures and the people he met, Kazimierz Nowak left behind an exceptional record of African life in the thirties.
The ten-thousand kilometre trek was completed in 22-days, with Arkady Fiedler now hopeful his journey will inspire others to switch from gas guzzling SUVs to hybrid cars.
The most prestigious travel event in Poland, Kolosy awards real life action men and women from around the world for their incredible achievements.
She risks life and limb, and being collared by the long arm of the law to explore and capture in stunning photographs buildings long abandoned by people.
His grandfather was a renowned explorer, prolific writer and author of the film-inspiring book Squadron 303. But after taking 97 days to drive 15,176km across Africa in an electric car, Arkady Fiedler (jnr) is pretty impressive too. The First News went to meet him.