Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine

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The History of Wieliczka Salt Mine Wieliczka (vyeh-leech-kah) Salt Mine is located 14 km southeast of Krakow. It has been opened in 13th century, when the rock salt was discovered in Wieliczka and the first shafts were dug. The construction of the Saltworks Castle in Wieliczka (the central building) – head office of the mine’s […]

Black ribbon day

Black Ribbon Day – 23rd August – European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes

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The European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Totalitarian Regimes Or The Black Ribbon Day is the international remembrance day for victims of totalitarian ideologies, specifically totalitarian communist regimes, Stalinism, Nazism and fascism. About On 23rd of August 1939, two totalitarian states – Nazi Germany and Soviet Union – concluded a Non-Aggression pact. An […]