(I started writing this post a week ago, but didn’t have time to finish. Posting it now, anyway, because it has VISUAL AIDS PRETTY)
The not cool thing about being back in Poland, even for a week: the fact that even after a year, Poland is still Poland.
The cool thing about being back in Poland: that I’ll be gone by Thursday.
Anyway, two important things happened:
1. There was some sort of a competition for a new Warsaw dessert. The result was finally called “zygmuntówka” (zehg-moon-toov-kah), and looks rather phallic.
(This is my opinion.
My dad’s was: It looks like a martyrological tribute to the ruins of Warsaw, as destroyed by the Nazis 65 years ago, lol.
My brother’s was: OM NOM NOM NOM NOM Whaaa?
My wannabe lesbian girlfriend’s was: You actually ate that???)
2. Meanwhile. Warsaw has not changed a lot.
My favourite antiquary was still there (right next to my least favourite pub, meh):
And the uni inside:
Fun stuff at Krakowskie Przedmiescie:
The Uni Library (BUW). Pretty!
The BUW bodyguard. You can tell he’s a BUW employee from how seriously he takes his duties (taken in the garden on the roof of the BUW building <3)
The garden itself is actually pretty neat:
Here’s what you can see from the roof:
And in the other direction:
The Dalek army:
Finally, the Kultur Palast hiding behind the bushes, with a gun: