There is nothing like a near death experience to help celebrate life. With this in mind, and also with the knowledge that my wonderful time here as a volunteer is coming to an end, I decided to face the last frontier. Continue reading “Morsowanie, or Endings and New Beginnings”
Flashback to a lovely autumn, now that winter, but sadly also my time as a volunteer in Michałowo, is almost over. For a long time I have been proclaiming the arrival of the
Frosty greetings from the northeast of Poland! Here are some impressions from winter while we wait for the next video (it’s extra long! with two people! I promise!).
We mustered the stranger I would be spending the day with through the kitchen window. The man looked about 45, had long hair and wore functional camouflage trousers with a matching sturdy jacket. He was rummaging around the back of his car, and the strange metallic devices he was Continue reading “Interlude: Spelunking”
There are many features that might attract a person to Podlasie. The concentration of Poland’s Orthodox population in the region was what drew Kaja here. More specifically,
A short piece on my experience of All Saints’ Day in Poland as we wait for the next video.
Living away from your own culture not Continue reading “Interlude: All Saints’ Day”
There are those of us that dream of escaping the city and moving to the countryside. Marek, whom you will meet in the video, has made this dream real. Below, you can find
It is nearly impossible to convey the feeling of a place to someone who has not experienced it. Michałowo, for me, is my experience…
From my first days in the town in the Continue reading “Part One: Michałowo”
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