Have a Wianki Krakow

Have a Wianki Krakow

What we called garlands, for the Poles in Polish they are the ‘Wianki’. This is the largest annual cultural event, with music and also performances. Besides having a competition for the most beautiful wreath amongst the ladies, there are other activities like fortune telling, burning of herbs and jumping over bonfires. The overall impression as well as the use of the artistic elements with a close reference to the tradition are evaluated during the garland competition. A little historica... [ read more ]

Rivers of Poland

Rivers of Poland

The two longest rivers in Poland are the Vistula followed by the Oder River. They both empty into the Baltic Sea. The Vistula is more than 1000 kilometers in length, while the Oder River is 854km and out of which 742 lies in Poland itself. The other worth to see third longest river in Poland is the Warta. It is rather a tributary  located in western-central of Poland is the third longest river. The Bydgoszsz Canal cannects it to the Vistula river. This canal built at the order of the King ... [ read more ]