The discovery a medieval cemetery in the village of Ciepłe, northern Poland, include graves from the times of Bolesław the Brave, the first King of Poland, who lived from 967 to 1025.
The ‘Bambrzy’, who hailed from a northern Bavarian town in Germany, arrived in four waves at the invitation of King August II to make their homes in villages decimated by the Great Northern War (1700-1721) and a cholera epidemic. Many of these settlements are now parts of Poznań.
GALLERY: Located close to Warsaw and lying along the banks of the River Wkra the village offers an escape from big city life.
Villagers set about transforming the little concrete bus stop by adding a table, chairs, artwork and a traditional cuckoo clock. At Easter they cover it in festive decorations and at Christmas they add a Christmas tree.