Outbreak of War

As I mentioned yesterday, Westerplatte is the site where World War 2 began. The Westerplatte is a peninsula opening out to the Baltic Sea. Originally a local swimming spot, in the early 1800's a health resort sprang up with close to 140,000 visitors a year. The resort included many medicinal baths used in the treatment [...]

Need for Speed

For those who don't know, Motorcycle Speedway consists of generally 4 but up to 6 riders completing four anti-clock wise laps of an oval circuit.  On bikes with one gear...and no brakes.  Yep, no brakes.  The riders use all their strength to powerslide their bikes into the bends trying to complete all four laps without [...]