Polish Word of the Day: Mokro
Happy Dyngus Day!
Splash the girl you love with cold water today, to show her how much you love her!
If you’re a guy (from Poland or of Polish descent), and there’s a girl/woman out there that you like, today might be a good day to douse her with water. That’s because today is known as Śmigus Dyngus(Dyngus Day, here in the U.S.). Śmigus Dyngus is a day when (traditionally) children would go over to the house of…
This large mortar and pestle is hand carved from wood.
Poland has a long tradition of woodcarving. Polish woodcarvers have created many beautiful statues, wooden boxes, religious icons, all meticulously and expertly carved by hand from wood.
The Sukiennice Cloth Hallin Kraków’s town square is a famous historical building where some of these wooden wares are sold. The open air building’s main hall…