Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in 1867, in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes.

Marie Curie was a woman before her time. Born in in Poland, she was a genius in physics and in chemistry; she is the first woman ever to receive a Nobel Prize and the only woman in history to receive two Nobel Prizes. // 10 most famous women in history

Chopin, only known photo

Chopin, only known photo. Frédéric François Chopin (born 22 February or 1 March 1810 in Żelazowa Wolain ,Duchy of Warsaw – died 17 October 1849 in Paris, probably of tuberculosis.) born Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin,was a Romantic-era Polish composer.

mushroom basket

Cool crisp days, wicker baskets, cozy sweaters and coats . and wild mushrooms. Look at those beautiful large mushrooms.

Poland

A Polish folk singer wears a head cover with embroidery typical of the town of Hrubieszów in Eastern Poland. She also wears traditional red beads found in many folk costumes through out Poland. Red was the colour associated with beauty and elegance.

Zakopane  Poland  rode the ski lift, beautiful city with very unique house styles

Zakopane Poland rode the ski lift, beautiful city with very unique house styles - i want to ride on those! haha :p

Pope John Paul II in his younger days working on his play, "The Jeweller's Shop"

Vatican issues official prayers to Saints John XXIII & John Paul II

“I'm old-fashioned and think that reading books is the most glorious pastime that humankind has yet devised.”   Wislawa Szymborska (Nobel ceremony photo)

A Nobel Prize recipient Wislawa Szymborska. Polish poet, essayist, translator and recipient of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Leba, Poland

Leba, Poland - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time…

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