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“Styczeń” – Ficowski Jerzy Posted by on Jan 31, 2014

It’s the last day of January and today I have a great poem about January: “Styczeń” – Ficowski Jerzy Nowy Rok zawitał wreszcie  stary sobie poszedł.  Co tam rośnie w mrozach stycznia?  Dzień rośnie po trosze!  Wróbelkowi serce rośnie,  że wiosny doczeka,  chociaż jeszcze droga do niej  mroźna i daleka.  Rosną w styczniu zaspy śniegu, …

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Touring Poland on a horse Posted by on Jan 28, 2014

Reportedly, there is nothing more beautiful than a galloping horse, and contact with this friendly animal ensures active leisure, raises adrenaline levels, and is a cure for stress in this modern, busy world. A fleet English thoroughbred steed, an elegant Arab, a small Polish Pony and Hutsuls, a Małopolska and Wielkopolska saddle horse – each…

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What do my friends think about Poles? Posted by on Jan 24, 2014

I asked few of my friends about Poles and what they think about them…not because of me…but what is their experience while visiting Poland. This is what I heard: “Polish people have a real seriousness about them. You will see them walking down the street focused on where they are going. Polish people seem to…

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Poland’s political system Posted by on Jan 22, 2014

So most of you probably know about it…but just in case anyone is wondering and want to know more about political system in Poland…here is more facts. Poland is a democracy, with a president (prezydent) as a head of state, whose current constitution dates from 1997. The government (rząd) structure centers on the Council of…

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Wiersz dla babci i dziadka:) Posted by on Jan 19, 2014

We will be celebrating Grandparents days in Poland soon! If you read my post from last year (Grandmother and Grandfather), you already know more about those 2 holidays, vocabulary and some wishes you can write once you make this beautiful card for your babcia and dziadzio! Today I have a beautiful poem I found (…

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So what’s the story behind nesting dolls? Posted by on Jan 14, 2014

Who doesn’t love them? While the modern day nesting doll is most popularly associated with Russia or Poland, the first nesting dolls actually came from China. The Chinese crafted nesting boxes that date back to the Song Dynasty, around 1000 AD. These boxes were both functional and decorative. Sometime during the 1700s they applied this…

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Let’s ski in Kotelnica! Posted by on Jan 9, 2014

Just years ago, winter was a dead season for the Kotelnica Mountain, quiet under a quilt of snow. Today Kotelnica vibrates with activity from countless ski fans who flock to the new resort, one of Poland’s most trendy. The amazing transformation happened in a decade and reflects the inventiveness and spirit of enterprise seen in…

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