Zgorzelec: Across the Bridge!

One of the unique things about Görlitz is that it’s right across the bridge from Poland and one can walk between the two countries without any kind of border check. The cities of Görlitz and Zgorzelec enjoy a close partnership and cooperation. This has not always been the case, however, and one of the things … Read more

Birds’ Wedding – Sorbian Traditions

The city of Görlitz lies in Lusatia – a region that is found in the area where Germany, Poland and Czechia meet and is home to the ethnic group of Lusatian Sorbs. They speak their own language (Wendish) which is officially recognized as a minority language in Germany. In nearby cities like Bautzen, Wendish is … Read more