It was a memorable trip last summer 2014 in Poland. You know why?  It is where I celebrated my birthday. One of the places I visited was Opole. It is a city in southern Poland on the Oder River (Odra).  The city is also known as the capital of the historical region Upper Silesia.

I had the chance to go around the city with other   German tourists. We actually had a tour guide that time.  After the tour, we were given the time  to explore  the place on our own.  For now, let me just share this photo of a beautiful fountain in Opole since I am slowly going to workland.

The fountain on the Daszynski’s square in Opole, Poland, sculpted by Edmund Gomansky.

The fountain is located on  a large green square surrounded by dense residential buildings. It is quite   recreational visiting here and simply enjoy the area. For decades, even after the war, this  was a peaceful place. These squares, small rest area in a dense urban area, formed a strong urbanization during the nineteenth century.  This fountain is the work of sculptor Edmund Gomansky. Sculpture shows the fertility goddess Ceres (Greek Demeter), surrounded by daughters Prosperin (gr.Persephone), a fisherman and Skalnik.

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Traveling has always been her passion. Ruby wants to share her travels, adventures and personal experiences in Europe and maybe from around the world. The reason why Europe Travel Pad was created. Discover Europe virtually through this blog and travel with her as the journey goes on.