Thursday, 28 September 2017

Received - USA (19)

The Yaquina Head Light is a lighthouse on the Oregon Coast of the United States. The tower stands 93 feet (28 m) tall, and is the tallest lighthouse in Oregon.

Distance: 8 381 km

Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Some photos - Bazylika Mariacka in Gdańsk

Construction of Bazylika Mariacka began in 1379, or 1343. It is currently one of the two or three largest brick churches in the world. In the photothes you can see the way up to the highest point of the basilica. There are over 400 steps leading to  top of the tower. View from the highest point is astonishing! It is possible to see the whole Old Town and even the Gdańsk Bay and the sea.

Sunday, 24 September 2017

Some photos - Gdańsk

Gdańsk is a Polish city on the Baltic Sea coast. It is the Poland's principal seaport. The city lies on the southern edge of Gdańsk Bay. The city has some buildings surviving from the time of the Hanseatic League. Most tourist attractions are located along or near Ulica Długa (Long Street) and Długi Targ (Long Market).

Długa Street

Długa Street

Długa Street

Neptune's Fountain
Neptune's Fountain is a historic fountain in Gdańsk, which was constructed with the initiative of Mayor Bartłomiej Schachmann, and the local authorities. The fountain is located in the most notable part of Gdańsk - Long Market (Długi Targ), by the entrance to Artus Court (Dwór Artusa). The fountain was opened in October 9, 1633.

Neptune's Fountain

The Artus Court
The Artus Court is a building in the centre of Gdańsk, which used to be the meeting place of merchants and a centre of social life. Today it is a point of interest of numerous visitors and a branch of the Gdańsk History Museum. Construction of the building was completed in 1350.

SS Sołdek
SS Sołdek was a Polish coal and ore freighter. She was the first ship built in Szczecin after World War II and the first seagoing ship completed in Poland. The ship is currently preserved as a museum ship in Gdańsk.

The medieval port crane "Żuraw"

Szeroka Street

Długie Pobrzeże

Wielka Zbrojownia

Długi Targ

Chlebnicka Street

Długie Pobrzeże

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Some photos - Gdańsk Bay

Gdansk Bay or the Bay of Gdansk (Polish: Zatoka Gdańska) is a southeastern bay of the Baltic Sea.The major ports and coastal cities are Gdańsk, Gdynia, Puck, Sopot, Hel, Kaliningrad, Primorsk, and Baltiysk. The main rivers of Gdańsk Bay are the Vistula and the Pregolya.

Klif Orłowski:

The Sopot Pier (Polish: Molo w Sopocie):

Molo Brzeźno:

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Sent - Hong Kong

Soon trees will be orange as this one in the picture. Last days were gloomy. Today it rains all day. Summer ends definitely!

Distance: 8 276 km

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Postcards from Gdańsk

While my trip to Gdańsk I have sent some cards to friends and family :-). Most of them show the Old Town in Gdańsk with Motława river. I also bought some other postcards and soon I will send them somewhere abroad :-).

To A.:

To Italy:

To parents:

To grandparents:

To uncle:

To R.:

Second to Italy:

To aunt: