Your pictures: Poland

image source, Aneta Barnett
image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is Poland and we begin with a photo by Aneta Barnett of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, a Unesco World Heritage Site.
image source, Anna Mochnacka
image captionAnna Mochnacka: "This picture was taken in the medieval old town of Torun, which is the birthplace of the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus (or in Polish, Mikolaj Kopernik)."
image source, Roger Marrison
image captionRoger Marrison: "People reading the exhibits during the opening of an exhibition on modernist civic planning, held at the Warsaw School of Economics."
image source, Daniel Bratt
image captionDaniel Bratt: "The railway in Auschwitz-Birkenau, taken on the iPhone 4 and edited using the Snapseed application."
image source, Agnes Borowik
image captionAgnes Borowik: "Hand made pierogi stuffed with cheese and potato, with caramelised onions and green onion and paprika garnish, at a small town restaurant in Polkowice, Poland."
image source, Neil Petersen
image captionNeil Petersen took this picture during a trip to Krakow in 2008.
image source, Kasia Krempa
image captionKasia Krempa: "Zalipie is a village in Poland famous for its unique folk art tradition, which is painting cottages, barns, wells and also interiors with colourful floral motifs. A competition called the Painted Cottage is organised every year in June."
image source, Iwona Rutyna
image captionIwona Rutyna: "A thunderstorm approaching the beautiful old town of Gdansk, one of four Polish cities to host the 2012 European soccer championship. Hopefully there will be more amiable weather for the thousands of soccer fans and visitors to Gdansk during the championship period."
image source, Malgosia Trojanowska Hobson
image captionMalgosia Hobson: "The seafront in Sopot on the Baltic coast of Poland. It was -5C, and the steam coming out of the top of the old lighthouse added a fascinating detail."
image source, Christopher Pigeon
image captionChristopher Pigeon: "Poland is a nation of cakes. Here's a fine example of placek z morelami (apricot cake)."
image source, Krisztian Hoffer
image captionKrisztian Hoffer: "I found this little fellow on a one-day trip (job interview) to Wroclaw. When I got home I learnt that there are 15 of these gnomes scattered around the old town. I wish I had seen all of them."
image source, Agnieszka Siwicka
image captionAgnieszka Siwicka: "A couple of magnificent storks I 'met' during a walk along an old railway."
image source, Izabela Banasik
image captionIzabela Banasik: "A fantastic staircase inside a town house in Wroclaw, which is a city with very interesting history and the most beautiful old market square you could imagine."
image source, Marc Paquet
image captionMarc Paquet: "Chess matches in the park in Krakow on a sunny afternoon."
image source, Nicholas Churchill
image captionNicholas Churchill: "Young Poles celebrating their wedding in Krakow's Market Square."
image source, Tomasz Boinski
image captionTomasz Boinski: "A small footbridge in Bydgoszcz. I took this picture in the evening when it was foggy, almost like in London."
image source, Krysia Rodak
image captionAnd finally a shot by Krysia Rodak. Next week the theme is postal service and the deadline for your entries is 1 May. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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