I am back from my extended vacation in Poland. It was simply wonderful to visit my country again, travel all around it, see familiar and new places, spend so much time with my family and friends, eat excellent food, and collect new experiences and new photographs that enrich my memory. Now I want to share … More Brzeg – The Castle of Silesian Piasts
This is an old photograph but after searching my library for images of strong towers and mighty doors I decided that the warm love of this mother cat depicts the idea of security best. At least for me. Every time I look at this photograph I am amazed at the tenderness of the mother – … More I Am Secure in Mom’s Love / WPC
One of those places where a beautiful, old Jewish cemetery is taken care of is my hometown, Gliwice. Here you can take a stroll under the canopy of very tall trees overgrown with vines and find names that will perhaps be familiar. At least one is to me – the family name Troplowitz. Oskar Troplowitz, … More Not Forgotten – Jewish Cemeteries II
Before World War II there was a large and thriving Jewish population in many regions in Poland. Now what is left of them are their cemeteries – abandoned, because there is no one left to care for them. They are preserved as a memorial to this and future generations of the rich culture and tradition … More Not Forgotten – Jewish Cemeteries I
A few architectural details before we leave Wroclaw 🙂 There is so many of them, but I chose only two: a set of elaborately decorated windows and the apartment building with wrought iron balconies that give it the feeling of being covered with lace. If you ever visit Wroclaw I encourage you to look up … More Streets of Wroclaw XII
Today we cast the last view on Wroclaw and its beautiful architecture. You have joined me on many walks through its streets and I hope you have enjoyed it 🙂 It was a pleasure for me to show you this city, one of my absolute favorites, and one that never fails to astonish me.
This is one of the buildings of the University of Wroclaw – one of the biggest in Poland. Founded in 1702 it is one of the oldest college level institution in Europe. Many of the buildings are old, with elaborate architecture, beautiful to look at and I am sure a pleasure to study in. I … More Streets of Wroclaw XI
My contribution to Weekly Photo Challenge – It Is Easy Being Green.