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Tour Guide and Tour Leader
"Tutivillus" Guiding Service
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Your Biography

My short biography is... what I submitted on one of my blogs. Here it is:

I am
I collect
I track
I love

Those four words characterize my professional life.
They also characterize me personally...

I am… a tour guide.
And as such I have a wide range of qualifications and quite a collection of licenses. Among them are the ones to guide in and around Gdansk, as well as Torun. Also I guide and lead tours in and around the two northern provinces of Poland – the Pomeranian and Warmia-Mazury.
I have a great honour to a certified guide in and around the Castle Museum in Malbork and Nicolaus Copernicus Museum in Frombork. I am also a certified tour leader, and have powers to teach new guides.

I collect… bricks.
Gothic bricks, as I specialize in the times of Prussia Teutonic and Ducal as well as Royal. I collect bricks, because they can tell a story and can make the walls reveal their secrets.
I track… Tutivillus, which is not the easiest task, but is a guarantee of an adventure About Tutivillus – I shall write somewhere else in this blog….

I love… what I am doing.
Quitting the office work some years ago, and devoting my life to guiding, I gained a privilege of setting off to work with a pleasure.

Besides I train new guides, I teach how to read walls, paintings, symbols.

I make the places I guide around – special.

I investigate family genealogies, I write a little, I paint, and most of all – I take a lot of pictures.

As a museum guide too - I am very much interested in all aspects of museum exhibitions. Less in the modern and contemporary art. I think it is because I guide in Malbork and Torun - which demand devoting to the medieval times. What I await of museums (especially Poland's museums) - more "life"...

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