The seven-year-old child was trying to warn his parents of approaching German troops when he was gunned down and later buried alive.
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.
The deposits are thought to consist of a tonne of pure gold along with 5,000 tonnes of gold ore.
Just a few centimetres long with a visible snout and ears, the figurines were discovered at the settlement from around 3,500 years ago encircled by a monumental stone wall – which captured researchers’ interests because it is the oldest of its kind in this part of Europe.
The 25 enormous circles were discovered in the village of Nadarzyce in west central Poland on July 19th leading some to believe they may have been created by a UFO.
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.