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  • Dear Catherine,
    Thank you for watching my presentation and kind words of comment. I soon will put the next episode of this series of presentations. Welcome to the virtual tour of Poland. Or maybe not just virtual?
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  • Hi dear Sobiana, what a very beautiful presentation !!! Soo beautiful pics !! I liked it !! Thanks for sharing with us :))) Catherine
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  • 1. Beauty is ourentirePoland
  • 2. Podlaski Voivodeship
    It is located in the north-east of the country,
    in the geographical center of Europe. Podlaski Voivodeship
    includes areas of Podlaska Lowland, Suwałki Lake District and the Mazowiecka Lowland. Through its center flows Narew River. The capital is Bialystok.
    Bialystok - Branicki Palace
  • 3. Bialystok - Branicki Palace
  • 4. Białystok – Branicki Garden
  • 5. Białystok –Lubomirski Palace
  • 6. Białystok - Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • 7. Białystok - Orthodox church of St. Nicholas
  • 8. Białystok - Orthodox church of Holy Spirit
  • 9. Białystok - Church of St. Roch
  • 10. Bialystok - bird'seyeview
  • 11. Łomża and Narew River
  • 12. Meanders of Narew river
  • 13. Narew
  • 14. Augustów
  • 15. Augustów
  • 16. Augustow Canal
    Augustow Canal connects the Biebrza River (the tributary of Narew) with the Neman.
    Runs through the range of Augustów lakes and valleys of two rivers- Netta and
    Czarna Hańcza. The total length of the Canal is over 101.2 kmincluding 80 km on Polish territory, 17.8 in the territory of Belarus is a 3.4 km stretch of the border.
    Canal has 18 locks, 14 of them are located in Poland, most of them survived preserved in an unaltered technical shape at today. They allow to overcome the difference in the levels of 54.04 m.
  • 17. AugustowCanal - Paniewo Sluice
  • 18.
  • 19. Kanał Augustowski – sluice in Dębowo
  • 20.
  • 21. Sluice in Mikaszówka
  • 22. Śluza Dębowo
  • 23. Bielsk Podlaski - a street with old wooden buildings
  • 24. Drohiczyn - View of the Castle Hill
  • 25. Tykocin - historic buildings in the vicinity of the former Little Market
  • 26. Tykocin – Market
  • 27. Tykocin - church St. Trinity and the monument Hetman Stefan Czarniecki
  • 28. Supraśl- Basilian Monastery Complex,
    the oldest object in the complex is of the Annunciation Church from sixteenth century
    built in the Gothic-Byzantine style (in Europe, survived only three such churches.)
  • 29. Supraśl -Monastery of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary and the Renaissance garden
  • 30. Buchholtz family palace in Supraśl
  • 31. Dominican Monastery in Sejny
  • 32. Górka - wooden manor of family Daszkiewicz
  • 33. Augustow Primeval Forest - a large forest complex located in Podlaskie province, on Lithuania and Belarus. The entire surface of the forest is about 160 thousand ha, of which the in Polish borders there are over 114 thousand ha. In this area there is Wigry National Park. By Augustów Forest lead almost all canoe trips in Suwalki - by the rivers: Black Hańcza , Rospuda, Marycha, Blizna and Channel Augustów. Within the Augustow Forest is located whole the Augustow Lake District with the picturesque lakes, such as:
    Necko, Rospuda, Białe, Studzieniczne, Sajno, Serwy.
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  • 35. In the forest you can see a small chapel on the tree
  • 36. … and by the road Jesus stands…
  • 37. The forestmeadows
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  • 40. Stańczyki overpasses near Gołdap, highest overpasses in Poland, theywere part of
    localrail system, arcaded structure 32m high and 150m long, werebuilt in 1926.
  • 41.
  • 42. Lake Sajno
  • 43. Rospuda River it's headwaters of the river is Netta (right tributary of the Biebrza).
    Flows through the Suwałki Lake District and north-western part of the Augustow Forest. The length of the river is about 102 km.
  • 44. Among forests and swamps - meanders of Rospuda River
  • 45. Dolina Rospudy (Rospuda Valley)
    is one of the most unique peatlands in Europe with totally undisturbed water relations. It is under protection as it is the habitat of many rare species of animal and plant life.
  • 46. Rospuda in spring
  • 47. and in the full summer
  • 48. Rospuda River - canoeing
  • 49. The Rospuda Valley - range Młyńsko
  • 50. The Rospuda Valley near Lake Jałowo and rangeSacred Place
  • 51. RangeSacred Place
  • 52.
  • 53. Wigry Lake
  • 54. Wigry - Monastic complex founded in the seventeenth centuryby the Catholic Order Camedolite
  • 55. Camedolite Monastery
  • 56. Bialowieza Forest - a vast complex of forest, a remnant of ancient wildernesses, is located in the Podlaskie and on Belarus. A area of whole wilderness amounts more than 1500 km2(of which in the Polish borders 620 km2). This is the last remnant of natural forests in the lowlands European.
    In the Bialowieza Forest is located in Bialowieza National Park (BNP).
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  • 58. Bialowieza National Park
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  • 61. Bison - the undisputed king of the forest
  • 62. Deers
  • 63. Lynx
  • 64.
  • 65. Hunting wildcat, is a bit larger than the domestic cat
  • 66. White-backedWoodpecker
  • 67. Crane
    Eagle owl - the largest owl in Europe
  • 68. Black Stork
  • 69. Landscapes of Podlasie
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  • 76. Krynki – known from that it has a unique spatial arrangement - like in Paris,
    the streets radiate out from the six-lateral market.
  • 77. Krynki - orthodox church Nativity of the Virgin
  • 78. Krynki - Hasidicsynagogue from Slonim
  • 79. Krynki- Youngest synagogue "Caucasian Beth Midrash."
  • 80. Krynki - Parish Church of St. Anna
  • 81. Kruszyniany - Tatar mosque in the late eighteenth century
  • 82. Borderlandcultures
    the end
    Music – F. Chopin; Nocturne for piano No. 21 in C minor
    Illustrations - downloaded from web sites
    The presentation prepared by Anna