Vacation in Poland

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Poland is a truly fantastic place for a summer vacation!

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Here are three images of just one hotel and a lakeside beach in Lubuskie, western Poland. You can be relaxing beside this lake with a cool beer just one hour after arriving at an airport in Berlin.

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A summer holiday near a lake in Poland offers so much – superb weather, a plethora of different accommodation options, great restaurants, super local food, attractive prices, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, swimming, fishing, sailing, sunbathing, spa treatments, and so much more. Feel free to contact us with any questions on holidaying in Poland and for personal recommendations!

A typical Polish Dinner!

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A typical Polish dinner – Zurek soup followed by sausage, potatoes, and vegetables. Yum!

As promised – more blog / social media type posts. Here we have a photograph of what we had for dinner this afternoon! Come back soon to see more of everyday life here in Poland. And follow us on twitter for the latest news (in English) from Poland from across the internet.

Żagań during the Communist Period

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The Rynek / Market Square area of Zagan, Poland, 1966.

A sample of the many images we have of Żagań in Lubuskie, western Poland. All were taken during the Communist period, which ended in 1989.

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Plac Słowiański in Żagań in the west of Poland, 1971.

Zagan (former Sagan) was the location for the Prisoner of War camp established by Nazi Germany made famous by the 1960s movie The Great Escape starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough and James Garner.

See also: old images of pre-war Zagan / Sagan.

Hot Dogs

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Hot dogs from a gas station. Tasty and cheap fast food!

A hot dog stop at a Statoil filling station not far from the Polish / German border. Two zloties each and uncommonly tasty for fast food.

Polish Foreign Policy

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Foreign Policy advisor to the Polish President, Krzysztof Szczerski, giving an interview to BBC’s Hard Talk.

Krzysztof Szczerski, the foreign policy adviser to the Polish president, recently had a most interesting discussion with the BBC. Watch the full interview with the presenter of the Hard Talk here. The interview is conducted in fluent English and one where Krzysztof Szczerski performs very well.

Unfortunately, one should be in the U.K to watch the broadcast. It is, however, possible to get around this by simply disguising your computer’s IP address …

News, Views and Images of Poland

This part of the Poland Poland is currently undergoing a revamp using the WordPress system rather than the html coding we have used since first starting the website way back in 2004. Please come back soon to see the progress we are making. It will be a blog-like in appearance and feature selected news from Poland; images of Poland, past and present; and bits and pieces on everyday life in Poland.

In the meantime do please check out our main Poland Poland site. There are several thousand pages to explore!

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