Gosciniec Franz Josef

Address: ul. 44 Mikolowska 44 , Katowice, Southern Poland, 40-065, Poland | Hotel
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This hotel is located in the Katowice I area of Katowice.
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Travel Blogs from Katowice

Two seasons in one day

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 07, 2015

2 comments, 10 photos

A quiet morning for us with a walk to the mall to pick up lunch supplies and another look around the area – Boris Bikes were all lined up at the station (which is just two years old) so there must be other places to leave them or hire them. A lot of the footpaths are divided, red paving for bikes and normal grey for pedestrians, but there don't seem to be many cyclists and certainly I wouldn’t want to get caught in the fast ...

A day for family celebrations all round

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 06, 2015

2 comments, 13 photos

... a couple of days at the start to calm him, and he sleeps on their bed, so yes, he’s doing fine.

Patryk was funny today, I was playing with Ellie on the sofa, we were looking at my phone and I put it on 'Selfie’ so she could see herself, helped her push the button to take some photos (clever girl, my granddaughter, she caught on straight away!). Patryk was having a look later and he pushed the button then grabbed ...

A trip into Katowice's past

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 01, 2015

6 photos

... so just looking at them was interesting, and there was a section on housing for workers which described how enlightened mine owners made sure their workers were housed in good conditions with shops and schools – happy workers are better workers was the motto. They showed house plans, village life, that’s the sort of thing I like to look at. But it was also shown that under communism this lifestyle for the workers disappeared and as the mining ...


A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 26, 2013

1 comment, 9 photos

... only by a small door at floor level, four people had to stand in an area less than 1m square; another cell packed people in, the room was sealed and they suffocated.

Outside the punishment block was a memorial courtyard with fresh flowers, and remembrance of a priest, Maximilian Kolbe, who took the place of a prisoner sentenced to starve to death and starved himself. He was made a saint for his selflessness. But in this ...


A travel blog entry by rossouw-lorton on Jun 26, 2013

18 photos

After driving from Krakow to the city of Katowice, we visited the concentration camp Auschwitz.
Very interesting but depressing. It was raining in the afternoon which gave it an even more sombre atmosphere. We stayed in a wonderful Best Western Hotel. Must ...