Flavor of Poland

Zakopane

Season 1, Episode 13 of 13

One of the most colorful and breathtaking natural landscapes of Poland is found along its southern border. Nestled there at the foot of the majestic Tatra Mountain range is a region with a bold and vibrant culture, an equal match to its stunning natural surroundings. It's a place where food, history, song, dance and old customs are defined by a unique character that lives deep in the heart of its locals, while the surrounding nature beckons visitors to get lost in its endless expanse. What is this unique place? The region of Podhale - the home of Poland's highlanders and a part of Poland that must be seen on any tour of the country! In the episode we'll explore the vibrant, culture, history and hearty cuisine of the Polish Highlanders through the famous Polish mountain city of Zakopane. Nestled in a valley at the foot of the majestic Polish Tatras, Zakopane proudly preserves the spirit and traditions of this unique part of Poland. In the episode Aleksandra will take us on a hike unlike any other in the world, visiting the peaks of the beautiful Polish mountains, exploring the folk art and history of the region, introducing us to its traditional song and dance and sampling some of its best delicacies - smoked sheep's milk cheeses, spiced, mulled wine, lamb shank, potato pancakes, sauerkraut soup (kwasnica) and so much more! The visit will be sure to leave a mark upon all five senses, leaving us truly touched.

Previously Aired

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Time
Channel
4/22/2020
8:30 p.m.
4/23/2020
3:30 a.m.
10/18/2021
11 a.m.
10/18/2021
8 p.m.
10/19/2021
4 a.m.
10/19/2021
9 a.m.
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