Discover the charm of Wrocław in Berlin with “Życzliwek,” the friendly Wrocław dwarf who has found a new home at the former town hall of Friedenau. Immerse yourself in Polish culture as you encounter this endearing character who is here to stay, bridging the gap between two vibrant cities.
Gacek, a plump black-and-white feline, has become an internet sensation and a must-see attraction for cat lovers visiting the Polish city of Szczecin. And since we are cat lovers here at Fotostrasse, we had to go to Poland to see him once we heard about this story.
His body is buried in Paris, but Chopin’s heart is in Warsaw, inside the Church of the Holy Cross, as a final romantic gesture to his homeland. This was one of his last requests before death and his eldest sister, Ludwika Jędrzejewicz, made it happen.
Auschwitz-Birkenau is the best-known place of martyrdom and destruction in the world. This Nazi German death camp in Oświęcim has become a symbol of the Holocaust, of horror and of genocide. The name of the camp stands as a cultural code that defines the breakdown of our civilization and culture.