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Archive for August, 2010

Śniadanie, Obiad, Kolacja Posted by on Aug 31, 2010

There are three main meals in Poland: the morning śniadanie(breakfast), the afternoon obiad (dinner), and the evening kolacja (supper). In between they may be supplemented with a lighter drugie śniadanie(second breakfast) and a podwieczorek (tea time – usually snacks). Śniadanie The traditional Polish breakfast are sandwiches called kanapki, which consist of just one slice of…

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Body Parts Posted by on Aug 26, 2010

I have an 8 month old daughter. She is so aware now – I like to point everything out to her and name it. I talked to her in Polish – so she can learn my native language. She likes when I touch my nose and say “nos“, when I close my eyes and open…

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Warsaw Uprising Museum Posted by on Aug 24, 2010

When my husband and I visited Poland in September 2004 – this museum had just opened. Every time we are in Poland we make it a point to visit Warsaw. And every time we try to do and see something new. During this visit we really wanted to see the new museum. We new it…

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Polish weddings – Part 2 Posted by on Aug 17, 2010

I hope you enjoyed reading Polish Weddings – Part 1 , and that you learned something about the Polish culture! We ended with getting to the church… In the church, the bride and the groom walk up the aisle together preceded by their groomsmen and bridesmaids. Usually though, there is only one  Best Man (Starszy…

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Starry-eyed Surprise Posted by on Aug 11, 2010

Starry-eyed Surprise – learning about our solar system in Polish!

Czasowniki w Mojej Kuchni Posted by on Aug 10, 2010

Verbs used in my kitchen.

Where to stay? – Warsaw Posted by on Aug 9, 2010

You will probably visit a lot of places in Poland, but the most popular tourist destination is Warsaw. That’s why I wanted to give you a few ideas about where to stay. Needless to say, Warsaw’s hotel scene has undergone a drastic makeover since the fall of communism. Whereas before it may have been…

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