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
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
We should not forget about the many, many churches in Wroclaw. Since personally Gothic is my favorite style of architecture, I am presenting you with two churches. Between the Masses the churches are open and anyone can come in, sit for a moment in quietness, and contemplate the important issues of life – or just … More Streets of Wroclaw X
This could be the official entrance to the Underground Kingdom of the Dwarfs. As you already know there is at least 150 of them and the numbers are growing each year. I will just give you a sample of their jovial personalities 🙂 I am pretty sure that in Wroclaw there is a Dwarf for … More Streets of Wroclaw IX
Then, of course, there is the completely unexpected and hilarious meeting with the crocodile with a balloon on his snout 🙂 What do you make of that? Can one pink balloon take that croc to the air? I wonder….
I am back after the not quite intentional break to take you again for a stroll through Wroclaw streets. Peaking into little side streets and alleys will benefit in finding gems of architecture hidden behind fences and gates. If you meet people that live there they may even tell you something about the history of … More Streets of Wroclaw VII