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The Książ Castle

As I already told you, there are many castles in this region of Poland. Actually, Lower Silesia (i.e. southwestern Poland, bordering Germany and the Czech Republic) boasts one of the highest concentrations […]

Jagdschloss Gelbensande

Jagdschloss Gelbensande was built between 1880 and 1885 as a summer residence for  Grand Duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg – Schwerin and his wife Anastasia Mikhailovna, granddaughter of the Russian tsar. After […]

Güstrow – a place to visit

Güstrow is the seventh largest town in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. The name Güstrow comes from the Polabian Guščerov and it means: lizard place (although I didn’t see a single lizard!) This is the post […]

Leiria

Leiria used to be one of Portugal’s most important towns, but these days, life in Leiria is calm. The old town is focused on the Praça Rodrigues Lobo, with many […]