Today I start my story about Marocco. I hope, it will be enjoyed specially by the author of “Nareszcie urlop” 🙂 But before I reached Marocco, I saw the Alps. From the air they look even more royal … Continue reading “MAROCCO – Start of a journey”
I have a unique possibility to learn more about beautiful Armenian art. Their society in Gliwice is located in the same building that I live, just two floors below. Continue reading “CFFC – Armenian yellow and red paintings”
In Belgium beguinages survived in a few towns: Ghent, Brugge, Kortrijk.
W Belgii beginaże przetrwały w kilku miastach: Gandawie, Brugii, Kortrijk. Continue reading “Beguinages of Ghent – Beginaże gandawskie”
Beguinages that survived till present times come usually from XVI and XVII centuries.
Beginaże, które przetrwały do naszych czasów, pochodzą najczęściej z XVI i XVII wieku. Continue reading “Last beguine – Ostatnia beginka”
Though beguines lived in their enclaves surrounded with walls, they do not lock themselves there as nuns or monks.
Choć beginki żyły w swoich enklawach otoczonych murem, nie zamykały się w nich jak mniszki lub zakonnicy. Continue reading “Beguines working – Beginki pracujące”
Beguines wore special clothes, very similar to the monastic habits and for that reason they were mistaken with nuns.
Beginki miały specjalne stroje, bardzo podobne do klasztornych habitów, dlatego często mylono je z zakonnicami. Continue reading “Equality of beguines – Równouprawnienie beginek”
Scots are very proud of their identity and uniqueness. They show off who they are and are not ashamed even of quite old-fashioned elemets of their culture and tradition. Continue reading “CHALLENGE – Proud of a checkered skirt”