Monthly Archives: July 2012

Backwaters of Kerala in India

Kerala, one of the India´s state, was a traveler’s dream from the times of the Phoenicians and Romans who made Kerala their prime destination for its riches – mostly pepper, teak, sandalwood and ivory. Many intrepid travellers in the history …

Posted in India | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Kraków – a brief history – part I.

The first traces of Kraków’s existence are dated from around the 7th century. The earliest written record of the town dates from 966, when a Sephardic Jewish merchant from Cordova called Abraham ben Jacob (Ibrahim ibn Yaqub) visited the city …

Posted in Poland | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment