I don't know how the weather is in Kazakhstan now, but the autumn in Poland is absolutely marvelous. It is warm and sunny, and there is something really magical about the light this time of year. It is so warm and golden that it makes Krakow look almost like the backdrop of a Woody Allen movie.
This past weekend I spent a lot of time just wandering around, trying to soak in all this beauty, before the greyness of winter starts. Saturday morning I went to the farmers' market and I was just overwhelmed by everything. I think this is the best time of year for buying fruits and vegetables (way better than summer) because everything is perfectly ripe and incredibly cheap at the same time. I came back home carrying literally as much as I was physically able, including 4.5 pounds of crazily sweet plums.