From their small family-run business high in the Beskidy mountains, Gosia and Wiesiek Borowy’s products are sold in New York's MoMA and Vitra in Germany, Kim Kardashian buys their toys for her children, and they are the recent recipients of the international BuyMeOnce Excellence Award in London for their aesthetic and eco-friendly designs. Now they plan to save bees with their ‘Help the bees! (Be)e your friend’ initiative.
Local highland dwellers in the Tatras have now taken the sighting as a good sign as the plural for the birds in Polish, “dudki”, sounds similar to the word for money in their dialect, “dutki”.
Supported by a 20-person strong team, alpinists Leszek Cichy and Krzysztof Wielicki climbed to the height of 8848 meters, despite the extreme wind and deadly conditions.
Polish development aid funds have been used to construct a rescue station on the Pip Ivan mountain in Ukraine's Chornohora range, said panelists at the 13th Europe-Ukraine Forum that started in Jasionka near the south-eastern city of Rzeszów on Tuesday.
Once completed the tunnel near the Czech border will be the longest in Poland.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs told PAP on Wednesday that it had confirmed earlier reports that a Polish citizen had died on Mount Elbrus, in the Caucasus Mountains in southern Russia. The Pole disappeared on Tuesday.
The newly renovated Villa Koliba (meaning shepherd’s hut in the Tatra Gorals dialect) is the first building constructed in the design conceived by artist Stanisław Witkiewicz as a Polish national architectural style.
A photo trap caught the Eurasian lynx family playing around on the Carpathians mountain range, the first time the animals have been filmed in the region.
Located in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia, the village of Skawica has been attracting researchers intrigued by drawings and words inscribed in large rocks by locals living through the turbulent times of war and communism.
Rescue teams are striving to establish contact with two speleologists trapped in a flooded corridor of an underground cave in Poland's southern Tatra Mountains.