Warsaw: Reconstructed History Wrapped in Modernity

Warsaw sg-g

It is hard to escape the rivalry between Krakow and Warsaw–or the contrasts. The rivalry effectively began in late 16th century, when King Zygmunt moved the county’s capital from Krakow to Warsaw. It intensified after WW II. While Krakow survived the war largely intact, Warsaw was almost totally destroyed. Hitler leveled the Jewish [Read more …]