Comments on: On the road at Euro 2012 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2012/06/24/on-the-road/ What makes a great picture? Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:13:37 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: grzeshtoph http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2012/06/24/on-the-road/comment-page-1/#comment-349686 Wed, 27 Jun 2012 00:04:36 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=30344#comment-349686 Hello My Fellow German Friends,
as I am one of the members of this wild nation behind your eastern border and I am glad to see this footage combined with not so biased commentary. I would say even, a decently friendly point of view.

Please note this kind of perception of Poland hasn’t been common abroad, that’s why I am quite frankly surprised.

Note also that taking into account our history, often bleeding through ages, death, I can say, is a central part of Polish historical identity. From age XVII onwards, of course with the peak during WWII, we were being fed with extensive experience of death, often being forced to leave our homemates or even relatives rotting right on the streets. I am pretty sure this might be taken as an exaggeration, but I would say, we live in a culture of death, cultivating all of the related aspects with great thoroughness. That’s why we’re letting relatives lay six feet under, in peace. That’s why I think we’re so reluctant to let old graves being cleared.

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By: IJBS http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2012/06/24/on-the-road/comment-page-1/#comment-349636 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 15:17:59 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=30344#comment-349636 Sir, we follow Your blog with the great interest. We – Internationale Jugendbegegnungsstaette (IJBS) – are the oldest Polish – German educational institution in Poland, placed in Oswiecim / Auschwitz. We’re working with young people in the topic of the history of Holocaust and the II World War but also concerning on the subject human rights in today’s world. If You are in Oswiecim these days – we’ll be honour to host You in our Centre. Some info and the contact You may found on the link: http://www.mdsm.pl/de/. Best regards Joanna

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By: Miszybki http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/2012/06/24/on-the-road/comment-page-1/#comment-349541 Tue, 26 Jun 2012 00:50:58 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/photographers-blog/?p=30344#comment-349541 Another Polish highway:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZRtwI3GE kE

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