For decades rumours of a haul of weapons buried by so-called ‘Cursed Soldiers’ at the end of WWII had been circulating around the village of Morawin northeast of Kalisz.
Although the Hair Ice is brittle, it forms curls and waves that can make it look like soft human hair. The rare sighting was made near the town of Hajnówka close to the border with Belarus.
Nestled against the Lithuanian border, Suwalszczyzna (for the sake of simplicity, let’s refer to it from now on as the Suwałki region), is more than a complex mass of randomized letters.
GALLERY: With autumn fast-approaching, TFN takes a look at some classic Polish paintings which capture the full majesty of the ‘golden season’.
Captured in the Baligród Forest District in the Bieszczady Mountains (south-eastern Poland), the wasp was attacked by the rare fungus known as Ophiocordyceps ditmarii which then buried itself inside the insect’s body before erupting out of its head.
TFN talks with Marek Snowarski, the creator of a leading website on picking mushrooms, and finds out just what draws him to the forests.
The settlement may have belonged to a little-known people who lived on the Baltic coast around 2000 BC.
When fire crews arrived at the site in southeast Poland’s Podkarpackie region they found smoke billowing out of the tree named Wincenty, which has been a national monument since 1966.
From an affably eccentric farmhouse in the village of Poźrzadło to the spectacular greenery and glittering lakes of Łagów ten minutes away, life here is something to be savoured and remembered.
Found close to the Schloss Cammerau estate in the Owl Mountains which once belonged to the von Keyserlingk family, the looted cache is thought to have contained priceless silver, jewellery, cold weapons, paintings, and china.