Hostel Wegierska

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

Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

A travel blog entry by samlumley on Jan 23, 2015

1 comment, 8 photos

... Birkenau seem even bleaker. They are getting the site ready for the 70th anniversary of the liberation which is next week so you couldn't get to the main archway into the site. This was disappointing however, you still got the aura and the feeling of horror on the site. We had an hour to warm up and get ready before we hit the road again. Bigos and wine was on the menu again and now I'm on the vodka. It's so bloody cold I need it to keep warm. I hope it snows ...


A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Aug 18, 2014

1 comment

... feet underground and explored a maze of tunnels carved out of rock salt. It felt like a giant ant colony down there, except for people! In some places, we were in large cavern-type spaces where there was a nice flat, wooden walkway built for us, with stairs when they were necessary, but the rocks under us as well as above us that made up the ceiling, would be so uneven, slanted and all over the place that it was very disorienting. It was hard to know which way was up. Then, ...

Such a good day

A travel blog entry by juliakozlik on Jul 10, 2014

9 photos

So today I had class, like usual but it was a little different. We only had 2.5 hours of lesson and then we went into the city with our teacher to tour the oldest building of Jagiellonian University. It has some pretty interesting history to it, it's where Copernicus attended school. It was a lot of historical information which lost my attention but the building was very cool to see. We had ...

Day 2 - enroute

A travel blog entry by sjgeller on Apr 27, 2014

2 photos

... to do that sort of trip? I can't so I had to choose, and I chose the march. I tried many times during tax season to find flights that I could use mileage, no least until April 16, imagine that. I reached out to the organizers of the Los Angeles delegation to ask if there was a way to attend with the them...and after a couple of phone calls, the BJE made something very difficult to do happen, they got me in to join for the march itself, just two weeks ...

Wow, this was a tough day

A travel blog entry by maurerfamily on Nov 04, 2013

4 comments, 31 photos

This might not be suitable for children:

I am sitting in the airport waiting for a flight to Vienna and then to Israel. Today, we visited Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (commonly known as Birkenau). Auschwitz is a town and was a town prior to the war. Concentration camps were named after the cities in which they were located. Let's start with Auschwitz I, a much smaller camp that was actually constructed prior to World War I, this is ...