Jelenia Gora – an unusual city in Karkonosze – watch video « Link to Poland
Jelenia Gora is one of the cities hosting this year's 11th World Winter Olympics of Polish Communities – Karkonosze 2014. Today, we would like to invite you for a short walk around this beautiful city and its surroundings.
How did the Irish get so popular? In the 19th century and even into the early 20th, the Irish were decidedly not a favorite immigrant group. They were often poor and, more damning, Catholic, a major strike against them in a very Protestant United States. The Irish were stereotyped as hot-headed drunkards, uncivilized and unskilled. Political cartoons were widely used to express negative opinions about Irish immigrants. And yet something changed... Today, everyone wants to be Irish. There are…