19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People

Morsowanie, or "winter swimming" in Polish, is a practice of short-term immersion in cold water. Usually taking place between the autumn and the spring, groups plunge into frigid lake, river, and ocean waters. Here, bathers dive into the cold Baltic Sea.

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Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: GdaƄsk, Poland
Copyright: © Ksawery Synak
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