Photos of Crimea, a beautiful region on the Black Sea that has long entranced visitors. The Crimean Peninsula is connected to mainland Ukraine by two narrow necks of land, making it more like an island with a couple of natural land bridges than simply a bit of land jutting out into the sea.
Photos of Łódź (Pronounced: Wooj), Poland’s third biggest city and an important industrial centre. The city, dubbed the Polish Manchester, has been famous for its textile industry, flourishing especially during the fin de siècle.
Photos of Warsaw, the capital of Poland and, with 1.7 million inhabitants, its largest city. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly equidistant from both the Baltic Sea in the north and the Carpathian Mountains in the south. The Warsaw Old Town is the oldest part of the capital city and is listed to […]
Photos of Gdańsk, largely destroyed in the Second World War, it was splendidly rebuilt in the aftermath as one of Europe’s most beautiful port cities. Today, Gdańsk has a population of 460,000, and is Poland’s largest northern city, drawing numerous visitors into its historic city centre, its outstanding museums, and to its expansive beaches spread […]
Photos of Sopot, is a seaside beach resort and spa town in Pomeranian Voivodeship, northern Poland. Together with nearby Gdańsk and Gdynia, Sopot is among one of Poland’s most famous and beloved seaside communities.
Photos of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the generic name given to the cluster of concentration, labour and extermination camps built by the Germans during the Second World War and located outside the town of Oswiecim in southern Poland, some 60 km from Krakow. The camps have become a place of pilgrimage for survivors, their families and all who […]