Legends about mermaids have persisted throughout the ages and in various cultures. I wonder what it was about fish that made people think that a half-human half-fish creature could be a possibility.
In Warsaw, everything is relaxed. Rebuilt after the War, the city gleams with a shine that comes from being polished to within an inch of its life. The carefully maintained buildings ooze centuries of life, hiding the fact they were rebuilt in 1945.