Hostel Wegierska

Address: Wegierska 6, Krakow, Southern Poland, 30-535, Poland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Krakow

Kraków and Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by ricothegeordie on Mar 23, 2015

6 photos

... inform everyone that the inhumane and frightening atrocities that occurred here should not be repeated again in the world. The sad thing is they still occur in Africa and the Middle East. Can we not learn from our mistakes? Or are we just ignorant and blind to address them? Today, Auschwitz is an unmistakably shocking, disheartening and frightening place. Nonetheless, the museum is without doubt one of the most important places I've visited in my life, ...

Cracking on to Krakow

A travel blog entry by holmesandaway on Sep 22, 2014

2 comments, 9 photos

... hostel and find another, cheaper one in Krakow. This hostel had been one of our more expensive but because of the free food we had been able to justify it. For the next few days however we would be enjoying some birthday treats and wouldn't be able to make the free dinners. After settling in at our new hostel we headed out to wander around the Jewish District and visit the local flea market. We then climbed back up to the castle to wander around now that we weren't so cold and ...

Three Tours in a Day

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen on Jul 11, 2014

2 comments, 12 photos

... It was particularly good to have the tour guide, it meant we didn't need to read any dry explanations we could just look at the exhibits and be told the history behind it. A particularly good aspect of the museum was that each room engages you in a clever way - there's authentic tram seats coming out of the wall with tram windows, behind which is old footage taken from a tram going through the ghetto. Once the museum tour had finished, now 8pm, we ...

Never Forget!!!

A travel blog entry by tracy.blazer on Jul 03, 2014

1 comment, 48 photos

Words cannot really describe what we saw today but we will do the best.
As we got off the bus, it seemed like any other tourist site, with buses, peeople mingling, have snacks and coffee. Seemed somewhat odd, considering what was a few hundred feet away. After we walked through the entrance to the admin building we walked outside and saw the gates that people walked through. At first I thought am I on a movie set? Then I realized no this is it. From this point on no one ...

Warsaw to Krakow Day 5

A travel blog entry by susiemayeurope on Sep 27, 2013

4 comments, 20 photos

I would like to dedicate some of today's journey to The Concentration Camp Auschwitz, we went past Camp 11 & saw the largest extermination camp, it's 5 chimneys, wooden cabins & then just drove on !!!! we were told that it wasn't the main attraction !!!, the Number 1 Camp was, I was saddened like I knew I would be, told a story of a prisoner that escaped so they selected ...