Awa on the Road

My journeys, discoveries and fascinations



CHĘCINY – High on the hill

The castle is situated on a high hill – 360 meters – and is well visible from the far. Continue reading “CHĘCINY – High on the hill”

CHĘCINY – Castle of Kings

It was king Łokietek (łokieć = elbow) who owned the castle as the first in XIV century. Continue reading “CHĘCINY – Castle of Kings”

GLIWICE welcomes spring

Hundreds of colourful butterflies landed yesterday on the grass behind town hall. Continue reading “GLIWICE welcomes spring”

UJAZD – Bishops’ castle

The splendor is still there – but only from outside. Continue reading “UJAZD – Bishops’ castle”

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”

BAZIE – They are also here!

In unity with the ones in America 🙂

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”

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