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  • 1. Beauty is ourentirePoland
  • 2. SilesianVoivodeship
    The Śląskie Region is situated on the southern Polish, on the upper Vistula, Oder and the Warta River, is bordering the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Includesthe eastern part of the historical lands of Upper Silesia, polish part of Cieszyn Silesia and part of western Malopolska, in this also the Basin Dabrowski, Basin Krakowski,
    district of Żywiec, Czestochowa and a big part of the Jura Krakow-Czestochowa.
    The seat of the Voivodeships Government is the city of Katowice.
    Warszawa - Teatr Wielki
    Katowice
  • 3. Katowice
  • 4. Katowice – sports and entertainment hall „Spodek” and the Silesian Insurgents Monument
  • 5. Katowice - Polish Soldier Monument
  • 6. Katowice - Memorial to the Victims of Katyn
  • 7. Katowice
    Routesoutlet to Sosnowiec, Warsaw and Krakow
  • 8. Residues from Coal Mine "Katowice"
  • 9. Katowice - Mary street at dusk - straight on is the neo-Gothic Church of St. Mary
  • 10. Bishop's Palace in Katowice, in the background the dome of the cathedral
  • 11. Nikiszowiec, city in the city, the most remarkable part of Katowice and probably one of the most amazing old industrial urban areas in Europe, was built by mining company Georg von Giesche'sErben as houses for miners employed in Nikisch Coal Mine.
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  • 18. Castle in Bedzin
  • 19. Sosnowiec – Sielecki Castle
  • 20. Community Centre in Sosnowiec
  • 21. Palace of Schöne in Sosnowiec
  • 22. Palace of Schöne in Sosnowiec
  • 23. Coalmine in Sosnowiec-Kazimierz Górniczy
  • 24. Zabrze - CoalMine "Guido"
  • 25. Tychy – housing estate
  • 26. Tychy - Sun Gate
  • 27. Tychy - the largest in Poland, operating continuously for 400 years - Tychy Brewery
  • 28. Gliwice - Town Square and city hall.
  • 29. Czerwionka – Leszczyny
    small industrial town in Upper Silesia
  • 30. Błędowska Desert
    which today is a desert only by name, the SE part, which has still overgrown
    relatively sparse vegetation, the rest of the southern part is now overgrown
    with pine and caucasian willow.
  • 31. Błędowska Desert
    this is largest area of volatile sands in Poland (about 33 km ²)
    situated on the border of the Silesian Upland and the Olkuska Upland
  • 32. Częstochowa – Jasna Góra - spiritual capital of Poland
  • 33. Jasna Góra - St. Mary's church and monastery of the Paulin
  • 34. Chapel with the miraculous image of Our Lady
  • 35. Jasna Góra - Stations of the Cross
  • 36. Częstochowa - St. James the Apostole's
  • 37. Częstochowa - the cemetery of St. Roch
  • 38. Częstochowa - Monument to the Fallen in Defense of the Fatherland
  • 39. City Hall in Częstochowa
  • 40. Beskid Śląski - a mountain range, part of the Western Beskid Mountains.
    This is a region that falls within the province of the Western Carpathians. The highest peaks of the Silesian Beskid are: Skrzyczne (1257 m) and BaraniaGóra (1220 m n.p.m.)
  • 41. Beskid Śląski – the Skrzyczne peak
  • 42. The sources of the Vistula, the longest Polish river,
    are located on the western slope of the Barania Góra
  • 43. Beskid Śląski - Koniaków - is famous in the world with laces made by local lace-makers
  • 44. Cieszyn on the Olza river
  • 45. Town Hall in Cieszyn
  • 46. Wisła is the only town in Poland with a Protestant majority
  • 47. The ski jump in Wisla
  • 48. Beskid Śląski - view of the Bielsko-Biala with the cable car to Szyndzielnia
  • 49. Beskid Śląski - Szyndzielnia seen from the trail - from the Palenica to Blatnia
  • 50. Beskid Śląski - view of the band of Klimczok from the trail to Orłowa
  • 51. Beskid Śląski - Ustroń
  • 52. Beskid Śląski - Ustroń
  • 53. BeskidŚląski - the church of St. Albert in Ustroń
  • 54. Żywiecka Valley - Żywiec
  • 55. Żywiec – Old Castle
  • 56. Żywiec – the palace of the Habsburgs, the so-called. New Castle
  • 57. Żywiec – Chinese House in the Palace Park
  • 58. The Żywiec Brewery - Fermentation tanks
  • 59. Żywiec Brewery - the dome of historic the tank
  • 60. The Miziowa mountain pasture - shelter of PTTK
  • 61. The Miziowa mountain pasture - shelter of PTTK
  • 62. Wielka Rycerzowa - peak in the BeskidŻywiecki
  • 63. The shelter at Rycerzowa peak
  • 64. Summit of Wielka Rycerzowa with a view on Wielka Racza and Przegibekka
  • 65. Babia Góra - Queen of Beskydy
  • 66. The whole mountain range of Babia Góra - from Diablak (1725 m),
    through the Brona pass (1408 m) to the LIttle Babia Góra (1517 m)
  • 67. The Mountain range of Babia Góra
  • 68. Beskid Żywiecki – Pilsko - a view from Cudzichowa Pasture
  • 69. Żywieckie Lake
  • 70. the end
    Music- Nocturne for piano No. 8 in D flat major; F. Chopin
    Illustrations - downloaded from web sites
    A presentation is prepared by - Anna