Monday, April 19, 2010

Świnoujście Dzielnica Nadmorska ...

... map of Świnoujście Beach, Seaside District...

... Villa Artis (early 1920) - Stefana Zeromskiego
... Wilhelmine seaside-resort architecture ...

... Architektur der Kaiserbäder Usedoms /
more Wilhelmine seaside-resort architecture ...

... the town's major promenade ...

... selling Baltic amber jewelry on the promenade ...
... Amber from the Baltic Sea has been extensively
traded since antiquity and in the main land,
from where amber was traded 2000 years ago,
the natives called it
glaes (referring to its
see-through similarity to glass) ...

source: en.wikipedia.org

... composition with red, blue and yellow ...

... broad sandy beaches ...

... feeding seagulls and Baltic sea swans ...
... the Baltic Sea is a brackish mediterranean sea,
the salinity is much lower than that
of ocean water ...

source: en.wikipedia.org

... the border-crossing point Swinemünde-Ahlbeck ...

... Polish coins ...
... the 1, 2, and 5 groszy are minted in brass, and

the 10, 20 and 50 groszy and 1 złoty in cupro-nickel,
whilst the 2 and 5 złotych are bimetallic ....
source: en.wikipedia.org

... obverse, State title and the eagle of the coat of arms ...
... Polish złoty ... (EN)
by en.wikipedia.org
... literally meaning "golden" ...

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