Easter in Poland

Poland is a big country, one of the largest in the European Union. Usually, we have been crossing it as transit country, however there are many places in Poland worth visiting. One day, we decided to see how people celebrate Easter in Poland. Here are notes of our trip made during Easter Holidays in 2010. This time for trip was chosen because majority of Polish people as very active Catholics and visit churches and celebrate Easter according to their traditions every year. Some sites we visited for that reason were of religious character. We went to Krakow what is one…

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Around Poland

Travel around Poland - Wielicka Salt mine This is one of episodes of our travel around Poland, although we have visited this country many time. On Saturday, after a night spent in Krakow, we visited Wieliczka salt mine what is one of the world’s oldest operating salt mines - it is in operation since Middle Ages. Salt mine is also on the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites since 1978. This site represents the progress of mining technology, the development of work organization and management. Over more than 700 years, 7.5 million m³ of post-excavation voids were drilled in…

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