The birth of baby Bartek comes as a huge relief to the village which was catapulted into the glare of global media attention last year with advice flooding in on how to conceive a boy. Proud mum Anna said that the birth was a double miracle as last year she had to raise money for a serious operation without which it would have been impossible to have a successful pregnancy.
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”.
The 100 m2 houses set close to 100 km of sprawling protected forests in south Poland will have beer from Browar Tenczynek. The price will be calculated in the same way that water use is measured – using a water metre.
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.