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Archive for September, 2010

Data i godzina Posted by on Sep 28, 2010

Different style conventions and habits exist around the world for dates (daty) and times (czas) in writing and speaking. Examples: The order that a year, month, and day are written. How weeks are identified. Whether the 24-hour clock or the 12-hour clock is used. The punctuation used to separate elements in all-numeric times. The first…

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Camping Posted by on Sep 24, 2010

Camping is very popular in Poland and there are a lot of camping sites (kempingi) there. It really can be a lot of fun and it is pretty much the same as camping in the States. Camping sites in Poland are situated on lakes (nad jeziorami), rivers (nad rzekami), in the mountains (w górach), at…

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What’s in a Name? Posted by on Sep 23, 2010

There are SEVERAL truly Polish names and it got me wondering, what’s behind the name?

Panorama Racławicka Posted by on Sep 22, 2010

Every year Panorama Racławicka attracts many tourists who come to Wrocław on business or leisure. The building is situated only 10 minutes walk from the city center, next to the National Museum and the Museum of Architecture. Tours and headphones in various languages are available. It is worth stopping there if you are in Wrocław…

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Kalendarz – From Days to a Year Posted by on Sep 20, 2010

Poniedziałki. Mondays. It doesn’t matter where you live or what language you speak, the days can just be awful. You enjoy a weekend, rest and relax and then the dreaded day comes to start the work week over again. Well, I thought I might ease us into the week, this week, with a post on…

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Poles in Space – Polacy w kosmosie Posted by on Sep 14, 2010

Hermaszewski Credit: www.spacefacts.de

Space: It’s been called the final frontier. I am not going to tell you stories of the voyages of the Starship, Enterprise. No, I am going to tell you of a seven day mission, one that was set aboard the Soyuz 30 ship commanded by Russian cosmonaut, Colonel Pyotr Klimuk, and carried out experiments at…

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My Family – Moja Rodzina Posted by on Sep 13, 2010

My name is Kasia and I was born in Poland (urodziłam się w Polsce). I grew up (dorastałam) in a little village near Lublin in the South East of Poland (w Polsce południowo – wschodniej). Currently (obecnie) I live in New Hampshire and that is why I do not see my family too often.My parents…

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