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... discovered fragments of the Ghetto walls and noted synagogues to revisit. We came across the 'Ghetto Heroes Square' and witnessed a man systematically placing a rose petal on each chair. The ghetto memorial contains 33 chairs, each symbolising 1000 people liquidated by the Nasizs during the Holocaust. A moving experience.
... the train on the opposite platform. It was now about 2 minutes until the train was due to depart, and not wanting to miss the train we thought we had better follow the crowd. We were just about to enter the other train when everyone started getting off that train and milling about on the platform. Hmm we thought, well we'd better wait here. Then, the conductor for the first train we were on blew his whistle. Run! Everyone back on the original train! That must have really ...
... we arrive at our apartment at around 6:30 only to find no one is about until 8:00, with our sort of long distance luggage its a bit of an issue to be stuck without a place to put it, we hang around a while and around 7:30 a guy turns up to say nothing is ready until 12:00 but we can leave bags which is a plus. We trudge off for a coffee and wait, we eventually get our apartment, which is perfect, top floor with a walk out balcony overlooking Prague, now it's sleep ...
... to the Czech people was evident everywhere, as families were out celebrating, enjoying hot wine and traditional Christmas foods at the market stalls. There were also an enormous amount of tourists like us, with Prague being the number one European destination for Christmas - and it was so easy to see why, as the city was mesmerising in it's beauty, intensified all the more with the abundance of decorations enhancing the Christmas ...
... in one bed filled with sawdust; treated like dirty animals; given no food or water in extreme weather conditions. Many died or were left completely traumatised by the experience when the camp was eventually liberated. At the end of the long road in Birkenau, there is a monument dedicated to those who suffered in the camp. On either side of the railway track are the remnants of two gas chambers that the Nazis tried to demolish to cover up and destroy evidence of their ...