Travel Blogs from Auschwitz, Poland

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How Very Sad.., Aushwitz - Birkenau, Poland travel blog

How Very Sad..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... to the west of Krakow, is better known to its countless visitors each year as what the occupying Nazis called it, Auschwitz, a name synonymous with the Holocaust and Hitler's final solution. We, like everyone else were profoundly affected by the ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by mshull

... lives, their living quarters, and their tragic experience. It's unimaginable what those people went through. Everyone always acts like going to Auschwitz is something you have to do if you're in the area. It took me 2 years to get the courage to do ...

Auschwits, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwits

A travel blog entry by johnhart

Went to Auschwits the concentration camp today. When you walk though entrance it says "Those Who Forget History Are Doomed to Repeat ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by gustn

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Memorable Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Memorable Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by charliekelli

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... big death camp. Actually it is made up of two areas that are kind of like college campuses, or barracks. Auschwitz 1 was originally Poland's barracks for their military. When the Nazis took over this area they decided to change the practices which ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by alexengel

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... read it for the second time, and i think it says something to me which i also took away from my visit to Auschwitz concentration camp. That people are capable, whether under guise of personal prejudice or political ideas, of doing anything to one ...

Sobering day, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Sobering day

A travel blog entry by chrisab14

Today was a very surreal and sobering day. Auschwitz. As everyone Im sure knows Auschwitz was one of the largest and most deadly concentration camps that the Nazis created. 1.5 Million Jews alone died here, not to mention the other victims that died ...

Auschwitz-Birkenau, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz-Birkenau

A travel blog entry by lamotl2014

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... to include two additional sub camps, totaling 3 centers for persecution: -         Auschwitz àforced labor, experiments and torture -         Birkenauà death camp – ...

The Camp, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

The Camp

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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Visiting Auschwitz was a hard and eye opening experience, but one that we both felt should be done to honor the memory of those who suffered through the Nazi-led genocide. It was a somber reminder of the cruelties mankind is capable of and yet a ...

A cheery Valentine's Day, Oswiecim/Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

A cheery Valentine's Day

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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... actually took place and it is massive...you can walk through the old barracks and it feels very sombre and cold... Auschwitz has a museum filled with possession, including a building housing thousands and thousands of shoes, one display of tons and tons ...

Auschwitz / Birkenau Concentration Camps, Auschwitz / Birkenau Concentration Camps, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz / Birkenau Concentration Camps

A travel blog entry by brad_and_mel

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Week 11. A nation of tragic stories, lovely people, Auschwitz / Lublin / K. Dolny /  Zamosc / Warsaw / Wroclaw, Poland travel blog

Week 11. A nation of tragic stories, lovely people

A travel blog entry by bermudez

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... estuve varios días y, cuando ya la había visto salí a varios lugares en los alrededores. Primero estuve en Auschwitz (Oswecim)... la experiencia más devastadora que he tenido. Es demasiado fuerte, demasiado brutal y sin embargo creo que es bueno ...

Tracing the Tragedies of WW II, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Tracing the Tragedies of WW II

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... time to see both. So Andre advised me to see Auschwitz quickly before we moved on to Birkenau. A brief history of this place : Auschwitz I was originally constructed as the barrack for Polish soldiers. But after the Nazis took over, it was turned into a ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by jmv146

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A short train ride from Krakow put us only a mile from the extermination camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.  The camp here was responsible for over 1.1 million deaths.  It's hard to describe the feeling from visiting the camp, and to be honest I'm not ...

Arbeit macht frei - work brings freedom i ..., Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Arbeit macht frei - work brings freedom i ...

A travel blog entry by grinspinner

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... - WORK BRINGS FREEDOM I was having second thoughts on whether i should write about my pilgrimage to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps in Southern Poland, just for the simple fact that i don't think words can do justice to the impact it has on ...

Auschwitz et Birkenau... camp de la mort, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz et Birkenau... camp de la mort

A travel blog entry by vagabond2014

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Vous avez vu tout comme moi, ces camps.... Entre les documentaires et être sur place, il y a une grosse différence. La sensation lorsque nous sommes sur place, n'est pas la même.  On réalise l'ampleur de la douleur en étant sur place. Je n,ai ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by maureencampbell

A sombre ...

Concentration Camp, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Concentration Camp

A travel blog entry by karli

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... prisoners of Poland.  It later became a death camp for Jews and others, such as gypsies, homosexuals and others.  Auschwitz 1 has a lot of brick buildings that were used for prisoner rooms.  On the tour we went into several rooms that ...

Visiting the depressing concentration camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland travel blog

Visiting the depressing concentration camps

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Writing will come later ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... , which produced the poisonous gas Cyclon B.  This camp was totally destroyed by the Nazis before they fled. Today, Auschwitz I and Birkenau stand as memorials, testaments to the unthinkable horrors committed by the Nazi regime during World War ...

Jul 17 - 1, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Jul 17 - 1

A travel blog entry by tucker

... because much of it was burned by the Nazis in hopes to destroy evidence of the genocide. The gas chambers and crematoriums at Auschwitz II - Birkenau were destroyed by the Nazis before it was liberated on January 27, 1945, but there was one small one ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... in my life felt what I felt when I walked through the gas chamber and saw the crematoriums. I don't even know how to describe what I felt. You must go and see Auschwitz. I feel deep darkness, saddness, anger and numb. Mel Gibson is a fucking ...

Auschwitz Concentration Camp - Poland, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz Concentration Camp - Poland

A travel blog entry by mnasega

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This is a sad reminder of our past.  I believe in the strength in people to ...

The Death Camps, Auschwitz-Birkenau, Poland travel blog

The Death Camps

A travel blog entry by skip2938

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Pictures during my unescorted walk through the extermination ...

POLAND 4th part-Auschwitz and Wieliczka, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

POLAND 4th part-Auschwitz and Wieliczka

A travel blog entry by vinkor

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... is strictly made of salt. The visit is whileworthing and ....take a pullover, down it is a little fresh.    AUSCHWITZ the greatest concentration and extermination camp in Europe used by the Nazis during the second world war to eliminate Jews ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by elissabeth417

Today we went to the Concentration Camp of Auschwitz and Auschwitz-Birkenau. It was a very trying experience for us both. We got to see what the prisoners had to live like, plus it was under 0 Celsius and snowing the entire time. Just visiting was ...

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration & Death Camps, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration & Death Camps

A travel blog entry by c.i.222

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... to resemble shower rooms, and new arrivals were told they needed to shower and be disinfected before being sent to work.   AUSCHWITZ:                         ...

Angst in Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Angst in Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by joan_chuck

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... was just a piece of what I think of as the Jewish Experience that I'll want to read more about. Before WWII, Auschwitz I was a base for the Polish Army. After the Nazis occupied Poland Hitler turned it into a concentration camp for his Polish political ...

Auschwitz and travelling south, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz and travelling south

A travel blog entry by spo_rt

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... , feeling certainly like she had seen enough, but we were both glad we did. Birkenau was originally 3 villages located 3 kilometres from Auschwitz. The very first thing that hits you is the rail line leading up to the gates below the main guard tower, a ...

Auschwitz, Auschwitz, Poland travel blog

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by bangkokrandy

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