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The land of a thousand castles and palaces

Lower Silesia is a region of vasts forests, snowy peaks, picturesque villages and historic towns in southwestern Poland, bordering Germany and the Czech Republic. Power over the region exchanged hands many times through its history; from the medieval Kingdom of Poland to the Kingdom of Bohemia, the Habsburg Empire and the Kingdom of Prussia – […]

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The mysterious Ksiaz Castle

Ksiaz Castle or Zamek Ksiaz (or Schloss Fürstenstein in German) is an imposing castle located in the region of Lower Silesia in the southwest of Poland. The castle, situated atop an impressive rock cliff, can trace its origins back to the 13th century when it was built by the order of Bolko I, the Duke […]

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Autumn magic

Autumn, or fall, is one of my favourite times of the year. It’s a bit of a sad moment for those who crave the warmth of summer, whilst for the winter buffs, it’s an exciting time as the wait for the first snow begins. As for me, I love the autumn specifically because of the […]

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