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... die :( Screams and groans could be heard from the outside. At times motorbikes were started to mask the noise. Leading off immediately from this were two crematoriums.
People were completely tricked in order to keep the calm. So in actual fact they thought they were entering a shower and were told to hang their clothes on hooks and remember their belongings. In fact many Jews from around the world where tricked into going to Auschwitz, even paying ...
On Saturday, we were picked up from the hostel to head on our tour of Auschwitz and the Wieliczka salt mines. We arrived at Auschwitz I to begin the first half of the tour. I had been trying to prepare myself for what was to come, but I think it is impossible to truly be ready to experience something like this. The tour began and I saw the iconic sign of “Arbeit macht frei” which means “work will make you free”. Walking ...
... the collapse of the Communist regime, so the poor Poles not only suffered under the German's but also for many years after under the Russians. Little wonder they appear grumpy. We were back in Krakow by around 4 and quite exhausted. After recharging our batteries for an hour we headed into the Market Square to catch a free walking tour of the old town. The centre was a buzz, given that it was a Saturday night. They say Krakow is the new party town of Europe. ...
... trip and threw us a bit of a curveball. Apparently I did pack a poncho related item.... After overcoming a bit of a kick to the chops on the prices of things in this Scandinavian beauty parlour we got into the mix trying some reindeer at a tractor themed restaurant which was surprisingly good (tasted like lamb). Yes yes, we ate Rudolf some of you are saying but after having eaten worms, warthog, ox balls and the like why stop now heh... So after a few ...
... to bucket down rain and we had decided to leave our raincoats in the car. The 30-minute walk from the far end of the camp back to the car left us more than a little bit wet, and made for a miserable and cold drive back to Krakow.
Despite the miserable weather, once we got back to the hostel we changed clothes and went out to explore some of Krakow. We only had one full day in the city, so this was about the only chance we had to check out the old city. It is a ...