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Polish folk traditions – death before the ages Posted by on Apr 18, 2010

Today, Adam, our resident guest blogger continues the somber mood of national mourning by shedding light on some ancient Polish customs, traditions and superstitions about death. Or Death. Poland is a country over 1000 years old. In the days where there was no knowledge and no scientific method, the world was explained in myths and…

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Visiting – part 2 Posted by on Mar 24, 2010

Since Adam’s post about going z wizytą (to visit someone) is proving quite popular (to read it, check the previous entry on the blog), let me expand on it a bit. The “cut your meat before eating” stuff is confusing some readers. Sorry. In retrospect I realize it should have been phrased somewhat differently. OK…

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Visiting – the rules Posted by on Mar 22, 2010

Today Adam explains what to do and what to expect if you’re going to visit a Polish person in his/her natural habitat. Read on: Continuing the topic of advice for travelers and the occasional foreigner living in Poland, this time I decided to follow your suggestions and cover visiting someone at home (iść w gości)…

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