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The Church of Peace in Jawor

A few years ago, my boyfriend and I visited the church of peace in Świdnica. We booked the visit in advance, we arrived at the appointed time and our guide, a friendly […]

Perła Zachodu in Siedlęcin

Perła Zachodu (meaning: the Pearl of the West) is a traditional Polish inn overlooking the Lake Modry. You can reach it on foot from the center of Jelenia Gora. All you need to […]

Bolesławiec – Ceramics City

Bolesławiec in Lower Silesia is one of those towns that has a lot to offer but that is not on the tourist radar. They call it Ceramics City because of its […]

Adršpach Rock Town in Czech Republic

It is truly extraordinary what our dear Mother Nature can create. Now, don’t be put off by its name – Adršpach  (I’m getting used to tongue twisters in this part of […]

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 […]

Bye-bye Poznan

After two months, it’s time to say goodbye to this fascinating town. On this occasion, I’ve selected a few pics for you… Stary rynek (the old market) with its gorgeous […]

The New Zoo in Poznan

The 116 hectare New Zoo was opened to the public in 1974 after seven years of construction. Located beyond the far east end of Lake Malta, it houses over 2,000 […]

The Botanical Garden in Poznan

The Botanical Garden is a research and teaching division of Adam Mickiewicz University. It was officially opened on 13 September 1925. The Garden covers an area of 22 hectares and it contains over […]

Butterflies and dragonflies in Poznan

Yesterday was my lucky day. I saw many beautiful butterflies while walking around the Malta Lake in Poznan. Here’s my selection for you. And this dragonfly landed on my table […]

A visit to the small zoo in Poznan

There is a small zoo in Poznan which is free of charge. This is a type of pigeon. I hate pigeons but this one was special. There were several types […]

Model trains in Poznan

I would like to share with you a few photos that I recently took in one of the shopping centers in Poznan. There was an exhibition of model trains and […]

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 […]