Awa on the Road

My journeys, discoveries and fascinations



KAMIENIEC – Protestant church

Marianna Orańska built this red-brick temple together with the palace. To have a place of worship. Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – Protestant church”

KAMIENIEC – Battles on the walls

Most of the interiors of the palace are completely distroyed. Red bricks are sticking from the walls. Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – Battles on the walls”

KAMIENIEC – Moors’ influence

Do these arches not resemble Moors’ architecture? A breath from Cordoba? Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – Moors’ influence”

KAMIENIEC – A pearl of architecture

Wide steepy stairs used to lead to the palace, through a carefully designed park. Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – A pearl of architecture”

KAMIENIEC – Marianne of Oran

Mariann Orańska came to Kamieniec in 1838. On the hill over monastery she decided to build an extraordinary palace. Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – Marianne of Oran”

KAMIENIEC – Cistercians

First I walk over a small bridge. Two saints carefully watch my steps. Continue reading “KAMIENIEC – Cistercians”

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