January 2009: Project: Stories from the Seaside
This month PLOTKI online presents a special issue: Stories from the Seaside – for these new rumours Plotkisty joined an extraordinary project: MOVING BALTIC SEA. Continue reading
You had enough of the cold winter? Enjoy a sunny day at the beach – at the Polish Baltic Seaside.
When the historic strike began in August 1980, Gdansk’s shipyard still employed about 16,500 workers. Today – just three thousand. Continue reading
Narva-Joesuu – once it was a Seaside resort in Russia, but today it belongs to Estonia. The nation changed, but the nationalities stayed. Still many Russians, especially from St. Petersburg, have a summer house in Narva-Joesuu. But with the new borders it is not always easy to find recreation, as the following five family portraits from Alina Grinchel show. Continue reading
The coast of the Baltic Sea has always been a perfect place for holiday at the beach – also for the Nazis who constructed their own monstrous Seaside resort on the German island of Rügen. Millay Hyatt visited this leftover but not forgotten place – and came up with an own vision.
There is no holiday at the Baltic with not eating is most tasty inhabitant: the cod. But the tourists delicacy is in trouble – and the reasons are quite complex. Nevertheless Björn Jungius disentangled the cod clutter and searched for solutions.
From the Greeks we get the saying that you can’t enter the same river twice. Well, it certainly works with seas too. Especially, when it is the Baltic.
Krystyna and Andrzej. Woman and man. They have no connection and yet they are somehow alike: both are in love with the sea, both dedicated their lives to the sea. Passion and knowledge – who is stronger on the waves? Continue reading
The region of the Baltic Sea is in constant movement. And sometimes even a whole University moves from one country to another, such as the European Humanities University. Closed down 2004 in Minsk, it re-opened in Vilnus. How is it like to study in exhile? Asked Silje Bergum Kinsten one of the students. Continue reading