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Orthodox Church in Chełm

Orthodox Church of Saint Ian Theologian was erected in the years 1846-1852 by the czarist government for the needs of the Russian garrison in Chełm. Nowadays the church, built in the classicistic style, serves the Orthodox Parish in Chełm.

Castle in Olsztyn - one of many Jurassic strongholds in Poland

The ruins of the castle in Olsztyn near Częstochowa are among the best-known strongholds of the Polish Jura. The castle, situated on the top of a limestone hill, was constructed during the reign of king Casimir the Great (1333-1370) as a part of a defensive system for the trade routes from Kraków to the Greater Poland (Wielkopolska) region. It was built of white limestone and overbuilt with brown bricks. The castle witnessed many dramatic events, and from the mid-seventeenth century, it was falling into disrepair. Eventually, it became a tourist attraction, lying on the popular Eagles’ Nests Trail.
You might also like other articles about most beautiful Polish castles and palaces (click)
ABC Wednesday

Rysianka Mountain Pasture

The Żywiec Beskids is a mountain range in the Outer Eastern Carpathians in southern Poland. It is the second highest range in Poland, after the Tatra Mountains. Rysianka Mountain Pasture is the beautiful vast clearing with a magnificent view stretching from Romanka peak to Pilsko, through the Tatra Mountains to Mała Fatra. There is a beautiful and stylish mountain hostel on the glade.

Linked to: Żywiec Beskids and Żywiec Beskids (continuation)

Our World Tuesday

Makarska Riviera

The Makarska Riviera is one of the most visited holiday destinations in Croatia. It stretches from Brela in the north to Gradac in the south. It bounded on one side by the Adriatic and on the other by the Biokovo, the highest Mediterranean coastal mountain.

Gorge of the Wild Orlica River

The gorge of the Wild Orlica River (cz. Divoka Orlice, pl. Dzika Orlica) in the Zemská brána Nature Reserve, Orlickie Montains (cz. Orlicke hory, pl. Góry Orlickie). Zemska brana in Czech means “Gate of the land”. It is a natural reserve protecting a scenic rocky landscape with remnants of old Sudetian woods.

Our World Tuesday& Best Of Challenge & ABC Wednesday

Tatra Mountains

The Tatras are the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. They are relatively young-look lay of the land, quite similar to the landscape of the Alps, although significantly smaller. The mountains marking the border between Poland and Slovakia, those on the Polish side (about a third of the total) are part of the Tatras National Park.

Mistic tree


Summer butterfly


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