Podlasie. Ruffs’ third sex / Trzecia płeć batalionów

“Every Human is born a woman or a man. Becomes a woman or a man at the time of one’s conception and remains such until the end of one’s life”. The above is a main statement behind the groups of  “gender ideology” adversaries, for whom the concept of social or cultural sex is a crime against God’s world order and a crime against nature. Today, … Continue reading Podlasie. Ruffs’ third sex / Trzecia płeć batalionów

Cuzama. Underground Court of Xibalba / Podziemny dwór Xibabla

Would you be brave enough like Aga, to descent deep below the earth through a hole almost of the size of yourself?  All this while knowing each step down the ladder brings you closer to hell? Its Mexican name Xibalba gets often translated as “a place of fear”. The roads towards it leads through cenotes, underground lakes which are a natural frontier between the world … Continue reading Cuzama. Underground Court of Xibalba / Podziemny dwór Xibabla

Coba. Raiders of the Lost Civilization / Poszukiwacze zaginionej cywilizacji.

From the top of the ancient pyramid in Cobá the jungle reminds me of a gigantic green carpet. The trees sway in the wind as if their branches were meant to protect the Mayan city  from hungry eyes of travellers. They are doing a good job so far. Although it is hard to believe, in the city sprawling on the huge area of 80km2 men … Continue reading Coba. Raiders of the Lost Civilization / Poszukiwacze zaginionej cywilizacji.

Rissani. Adventures off the beaten track / Przygody na niezbadanym szlaku

“How is that cow bawling!”  – says Aga when we stop in front of a gate of one of the Ksour. The cow is tied with a string and surrounded by a bunch of kids, laughing and staring at the animal with ill-concealed fascination. Such attractions are clearly not happening here everyday. “C’est un mariage aujourd’hui!” – “There is a wedding today” – we suddenly … Continue reading Rissani. Adventures off the beaten track / Przygody na niezbadanym szlaku