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Medieval Gdansk Crane  
   

Medieval Gdansk Crane

This crane is unique for all of Europe. It was built in the 14th century and used to unload ships from the era.
Poland - Gdansk and the Baltic Sea

June 25th 2008
Our next stop on the Poland trip took us all the way to the northern coast and the city of Gdansk. The city is an important Polish port and is the location of the famous Lenin shipyards where the Solidarity movement began. Lech Walesa worked here as an electrician in the 1970s and in 1980, he helped form Solidarnosc as a trade union to combat communism in Poland. We had nice weather and walked ... read more
Europe » Poland » Pomerania » Gdansk

Polish Flag Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived near the middle of the 10th century. Its golden age occurred in the 16th century. During the following century, the strengthening of the gentry and internal disorders weakened the nation. In a series of ... ... read more
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