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Dining for vegetarians in Poland Posted by on Jul 31, 2011

You would be forgiven for thinking that Poland was no place for a vegetarian (wegetarianin, jarosz) – after all, Poland is famous for its meaty stews and sausages. However Poland is surprisingly vegetarian friendly. If you look at the menu of any restaurant serving traditional Polish cuisine, you will almost certainly find mushrooms in one form…

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Playground games for kids Posted by on Jul 28, 2011

I’m not sure if kids still play games like this outside, but these are the games I remember when I was small. The games are very simple, easy to prepare and learn and lots of fun. To play the first two games:  “Niebo i Piekło”  and “klasy” one need just a bit of the pavement (asfalt)…

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Kolory tęczy Posted by on Jul 27, 2011

A rainbow  (tęcza) can be defined as a band of colors (zespół kolorów) (from red on the inside to violet on the outside) assembled as an arc that is formed by reflection and refraction (or bending) of the sun’s rays inside raindrops. They appear when it is raining in one part of the sky and sunny in…

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Grace before meal? Posted by on Jul 26, 2011

Some people say grace before meal  (modlitwa przed jedzeniem). If it a tradition in your home I wanted to share with you few different prayers you can say. Drogi Panie Jezu, siądź przy stole z nami, jak kiedyś siadałeś ze swymi uczniami. Pobłogosław nas i te wszystkie dary, za które dzięki składamy bez miary. Niechaj…

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African animals – Afrykańskie zwierzęta Posted by on Jul 25, 2011

Africa is a unique land of varied traditions (tradycje), culture (kultura), people (ludzie), languages (języki) and geography (geografia). It is the second largest (drugi największy) continent of the world. It is also the second most populous (najbardziej zaludniony) continent after Asia. The Mediterranean sea surrounds Africa to the North, the Red Sea (Morze Czerwone) and…

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Polish couple killed in Peru Posted by on Jul 22, 2011

I don’t like to share such sad news, but this one got me really upset… If you follow news from Poland, you probably heard about the couple from Poland who was killed in Peru on May 27th  2011. Today I read about some new evidence in the case. The Polish couple killed while canoeing through…

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Krynica Zdrój Posted by on Jul 20, 2011

Today I wanted to suggest another great place to visit in Poland. Krynica Zdrój is a town in the Lesser Poland Voivodship. It lies in the valleys of four streams: the Kryniczanka, Palenica, Slotwinka and Czarny. The altitude above sea level ranges from 560 m to 720 m. Krynica is surrounded on three sides by…

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