Interesting fact #3

Today I want to show you a very distinct boundary on the bridge. It looks a bit hilarious, something like “hey, look here, I’m better” 😀

I prepared three different photos, all of them were taken in Germany because this part of the bridge seems more interesting. As you can see, someone who designed it wanted to make it obvious where the border exactly is. He/she didn’t care that it looks weird and everyone’s laughing at it.

Wouldn’t it be better if we had a normal bridge? Without showing off, it’s really unnecessary.

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Interesting fact #2

I guess that it’s not the best feeling in the world when you need to buy something to eat and all the shops and markets are closed because it’s a public holiday. Is there something more frustrating? (And sure, of course I know that people working there want to have a day off too, I respect it fully but let the one who’s never been selfish throw the first stone.)

Things are easier when you live on the border – very rarely both countries celebrate the same holidays. So whenever you need butter and you can’t buy it in your country you just have to cross the border and get it 🙂

Plus, German shops are closed on Sunday – so where do you think German people do shopping then..? They can be seen going over the bridge with full bags from Polish supermarkets. The less lucky ones who don’t live near a different country have to think about it one day earlier.

Interesting fact #1

When you’re crossing a border and you’re a driver, you probably try to find a road sign which would tell you about a speed limit in a specific country. They’re all different but I’d never thought that they can be SO MUCH different.

Here’s what you need to know when you’re going to Germany:

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Simple, isn’t it? 🙂

And here’s a Polish equivalent:

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I noticed it today when I was walking around with friends 🙂 But I like the idea of writing about some “interesting facts”!