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Joined: 22 Jun 2007 / Female ♀
Last Post: 30 Nov 2008
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Posts: Total: 29 / Live: 6 / Archived: 23
From: Canada
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Mermaid   
26 Sep 2008
Life / Famous / Iconic Polish Women [43]

Wanda Rutkiewicz - considered by many to be the best female mountain climber in the world. She was the third woman to climb Mt. Everest (the first western woman to do so) and the first woman to climb K2. She climbed 8 peaks over 8000 meters. She intended to become the first woman to climb all 14 8000meter peaks.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wanda_Rutkiewicz
Mermaid   
8 Jul 2007
Life / Famous Polish people (that we have actually heard of) [208]

Zbigniew Herbert - poet
Krzysztof Penderecki - composer
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki - composer
Czesław Słania - postage stamp and banknote engraver
angelfire.com/scifi2/rsolecki/czeslaw_slania.html
Mermaid   
27 Jun 2007
Life / Polish Movies and News with subtitles to learn Polish language [24]

"The Promised Land" brilliant movie (nominated for Oscar) - polish title "Ziemia Obiecana" - 1974 film by Andrzej Wajda with great actors: Daniel Olbrychski, Wojciech Pszoniak and Andrzej Seweryn.

Another brillliant movie by Andrzej Wajda is "Danton" (1982) - superb acting - Gerard Depardieu as Danton and Wojciech Pszoniak as Robespierre.