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Do you know how Warsaw got its guardian mermaid? Posted by on Apr 27, 2021

Warsaw mermaid by the river

I’m pretty sure that most of you, who visited Warsaw, noticed different mermaid statues, carvings and paintings. They appear everywhere. Feisty and beautiful, this fish-tailed creature is called Syrenka, the guardian mermaid, The Mermaid of Warsaw! You may wonder, where did she come from? Well, there are two different stories. First one is about Prince Kazimierz. While hunting…

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Learning Polish in Poland Posted by on Apr 10, 2010

In today’s post Adam presents a few options for Polish courses in Poland. When you’ve been through Transparent lessons, and you think you know your declensions, conjugations, numerals and spelling – you might want to take your Polish to the next level. Why not test it on living, breathing organisms such as Poles in their…

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Guest Post – Evil Winter! (“Zima Zła”) Posted by on Jan 25, 2010

Today we have a new guest post by a new guest blogger – Ms. Anglopole. Ms. Anglopole is Polish but lives with her husband and kids in the UK. She blogs about her Anglopolish life at Anglopole’s Ponglish World. OK, Ms. Anglopole, the floor (or rather – the blog) is yours today! Take it away…

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Reporting From Gdańsk Posted by on Oct 22, 2008

Al from the Polish-American Genealogy blog, which by the way is a great resource for anyone interested in tracing their Polish roots, tagged me with the 10 Years Ago tag… I’m not much for blog tags and normally ignore them, but how could I say “no” to a fellow Kashub (“Kaszub” in Polish)? I couldn’t…

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You like Warsaw? Thank an Italian! Posted by on May 18, 2008

Bernardo was not a happy guy. His life stunk, but then again, so did the lives of all the other court painters in his days. Kissing up to the local princelings to get a new contract every few years wasn’t exactly all fun and games. And then, there was his uncle – Canaletto – also…

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