Cyprus-Malta-Rome 2016

My Poland this year…

Here are some highlights from my two-week stay in Poland.
My family home and my grand-parents’ house:

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My parents working in their garden:

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Many meals together with family and friends:

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Celebrating Kasia’s birthday (my niece and goddaughter):

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Visiting my husband’s parents:

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Meeting with sister Jolanta and her student Jessica:

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Touring Podlasie (eastern part of Poland, near the border with Belarus) and visiting Polish Orthodox churches:

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Liw Castle

Siemiatycze: St. Peter and St. Paul Orthodox Church.

Siemiatycze: Saints Apostles Peter and Paul Orthodox Church

Siemiatycze: Resurrection of the Lord Orthodox Church

Siemiatycze: Resurrection of the Lord Orthodox Church

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Listening to this amazing and inspiring Orthodox priest:

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Tasting regional dishes in a gorgeous restaurant in front of the palace in Korczew:

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Their regional dish is called: Kartacze.

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Another big highlight of my trip to Poland was meeting with my two very good friends from elementary school: Bozena and Agnieszka.

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Picking flowers for the feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on August 15th.

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4 Comments

  1. Christina
    August 12, 2016 at 11:06 pm — Reply

    Hi Joanna,

    So nice to see you spending time with family and friends in Poland. We miss you here in Canada, but cant wait to hear about your travels as you continue on to Iceland.

    Travel safely and God Bless.
    Love Christina and Randy

    • August 13, 2016 at 6:52 pm — Reply

      Thank you Christina and Randy. I am already in Island, waiting for Radek, Basia and Ania to arrive. I will try to post something here tomorrow. No trees in Iceland!!!!!

  2. Chandra & Mark
    August 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm — Reply

    So happy to see you had a wonderful time!! Thanks for sharing the pictures! :)

  3. Bozena Stoch
    August 18, 2016 at 7:17 pm — Reply

    Bardzo ladne zdjecia.

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