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Are the saints to blame for the cold snap in May in Poland? Posted by on May 15, 2019

St Pancras is a member of a trio known as the Ice Saints. The others are St Servatius and St Mamertus. Their chilly collective name comes from the traditional belief that their days, 11th, 12th and 13th of May, bring cold weather and the last frost of the year. It was noted that there was…

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Describing weather in Polish Posted by on May 19, 2018

Weather is an everyday topic in a lot of conversations. We all talk about it, we check it all the time. We want to know how is the weather is going to be before going away on the vacation, when we are away – everyone wants to know how the weather is. Here are few…

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March in Polish sayings Posted by on Mar 12, 2018

Many people consider Spring and Autumn to be the most beautiful seasons in Poland! There is an early spring (przedwiosnie) of one or two months with alternating wintry and springlike conditions. It starts in March. And there are so many weather related sayings about this month:) W marcu jak w garncu – In March like in…

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Winter fun in Poland! Posted by on Dec 12, 2017

There’s much more to winter holidays in Poland than just skiing, although Poland is a very fine skiing location. Skiing not your thing? Try bison tracking, go on a sleigh ride, or relax in a winter spa! A popular tourist town all year long, Zakopane is a prime spot for spectacular selfies. Located at the…

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How does Poland welcome Spring? Posted by on Mar 20, 2017

In every culture, where the winter is long, dark and cold, people have made a great effort to ensure that spring arrives on time; they search for signs in nature to confirm that the long awaited spring is just around the corner. In Poland , one of these signs is the return of the storks…

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Few reasons why I love Autumn in Poland Posted by on Sep 6, 2016

Why do I love Autumn in Poland? There are many reasons! And if you live in Poland or ever visited Poland during beautiful  “złota jesień” (golden fall), you will agree with me! First of all – beautiful golden colors (no wonder it is called złota jesień)!  Different shades of gold, brown, yellow, green and red…

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Koniec lata – end of the summer Posted by on Aug 31, 2015

Summer went by so fast…And now it’s back to school time. I still enjoy beautiful weather here in New Hampshire and will still take couple of nice trips to the ocean.. Today I found a beautiful Polish poem about end of the summer (although I was not able to find the name of the author)…

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