Just a few minutes from the city centre of Gdańsk, the railway megaphone announces the following station – Następny przystanek – next stop, it says with a somewhat distorted voice. The rattling of the lemon and navy blue convoy of these high-speed trains between cities on Poland’s Baltic coast – or SKM for short –Continue reading “Gdańsk, city of freedom, solidarity and now also of concord”
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Przedmieście Oławskie And The Challenge Of Revitalization
Formerly Known As The Bermuda Triangle, The Neighbourhood Faces A Complete Paint Job The New Municipality Of Wroclaw Imposed Recently That Some Of The Initiatives Must Remain Detained In The Process Of Being Reassessed. Following the wave of changes that are occurring in the city of Wroclaw, we will cross the river Odra, left fromContinue reading “Przedmieście Oławskie And The Challenge Of Revitalization”
Nadorze Railway Station, the Odra’s gate
From this railway station in the years 1941-1944, the German Nazi regime deported over 7,000 Jews from Wrocław and other Silesian towns to concentration camps and places of extermination: Kowno, Izbica, Majdanek, Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, Sobibor, Belzec, Riga, Minsk and others. The vast majority of deportees were murdered. These words stand on the wall onceContinue reading “Nadorze Railway Station, the Odra’s gate”
Few thoughts after the unilateral declaration of Independence in Catalonia and the end of talks between Spanish and catalan government. Society is more broken than ever.
Polonia: el país de las dos caras
Morfologia plana, lengua eslava, sentido patriótico, ahora con un poder reacio a los cambios y en pleno centro geoestratégico europeo.