Why do Poles stare at Asians?

I went to Poland with my Asian (Korean American) friend, and was very surprised to see Polish people in the streets were looking at him SO HARD! Thus he said that he was so stressed out while he stayed in Warsaw, Poland. I'm just curious why Poles stare at Asians... Would that be so unusual for Poles to see... show more I went to Poland with my Asian (Korean American) friend, and was very surprised to see Polish people in the streets were looking at him SO HARD! Thus he said that he was so stressed out while he stayed in Warsaw, Poland.

I'm just curious why Poles stare at Asians... Would that be so unusual for Poles to see Asians?

Interestingly, it NEVER happened to him in Prague, Czech Republic or Budapest, Hungary...
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