the royal baths park in warsaw
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24 Hours in Warsaw

The old town by night, Royal Baths by day, a meal of traditional pierogi(dumplings) and a general mooch around the Centrum area.  Stepping from the train, Central Station (Centralna) was like many others. On leaving the station, I saw I had arrived in Warsaw. I head for the 'Frying Pan' (the locals meeting place), where… Continue reading 24 Hours in Warsaw

branicki palace gardens bialystok poland
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The Podlasie Region of Poland

The region's capital city of Bialystok is home to culture, Esperanto, many outdoor areas, architecture, theatrical puppets and traditional cuisine. The Podlasie region of Poland shares a border with Russia, Lithuania and Belarus, it is also not far from that of Ukraine. Over the Centuries it has become a melting pot of people, where different… Continue reading The Podlasie Region of Poland

hill of crosses at holy water sanctuary poland
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The Holy Water of Wasilkow

Taken on a bike ride through the countryside and villages of Poland’s Podlasie region I was unsure what exactly I was going to see. I was being taken to the Holy Water or Swieta Woda as it is known locally. The bike ride was approximately a 25 km round trip between Bialystok and Wasilkow and… Continue reading The Holy Water of Wasilkow