Category Archives: Poland Tour 2010

Lublin Days 2015

From July 24-26, 2015, the village of Lublin, Wisconsin will be celebrating its centennial and Lublin Days. Lots of festivities are planned, but of special note is a visit from a number of dignitaries from Lublin, WI’s sister city in … Continue reading

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Battle of Grunwald

Today, July 15, 2014, marks 604 years since the Battle of Grunwald in 1410. It was at this battle that the combined forces of the Kingdom Poland and the Duchy of Lithuania once and for all decisively defeated the German … Continue reading

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Nie zapomnij! Never Forget!

74 Years ago today, the Nazi Germans invaded Poland with an attack on Westerplatte. The force of 180 Polish soldiers garrisoned there held out for seven days against the German force of 3500 men, naval and heavy field artillery, and … Continue reading

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Wow, 3 Years Ago Today an Amazing Adventure Began….

Three years ago today I first set foot on Polish soil. It was the realization of a lifetime dream, and it began purely by accident. In March, my sister Mary sent me a flyer–a friend of hers was leading a … Continue reading

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Dzisiaj, dwa lata temu….

On this day, two years ago, I arrived in Poland for my very first time. I was on a tour. We flew into Warsaw, then to Gdansk where we spent two nights. It was the beginning of a wonderful and … Continue reading

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S. + P. Moja Kuzynka Sonja

I will take a break in posting pictures of my most recent trip to Poland to tell you a bit about my previous (and first) trip, and one of the extraordinary people who was on that trip, my cousin Sonja. … Continue reading

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The Trumpeter of Kraków

When I was in Kraków in September, we had a tour of the old city. We stopped near the base of the beautiful and old St. Mary’s Church ( Kościół mariacki) a Basilica, right on the rynek or market square. Then, right … Continue reading

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Niedzica Castle

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this blog post is going to end up at over 80,000 “words.” You see, I was surfing the web today looking for more information on Poland. One thing led to another … Continue reading

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Wooden Churches near Zakopane

As I do all to often in the evening when sitting in front of the computer at home, I was surfing the web tonight and finding more and more information about things in Poland. One thing led to another and … Continue reading

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Favorite Places on my Trip

A few have asked me what I liked the best about my trip to Poland. Well, first and foremost, it was meeting some of my relatives. Hand down, that was the best best best part of the whole trip. But … Continue reading

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