The Stranger Hostel

ul. Kochanowskiego 1/3U, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-127 , Poland | Hostel
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Strolling Through The Streets of Krakow

A travel blog entry by chicasarita


... you really understand truly what they were going for. The Jews, the Roma, and the handicapped people were to be completely eliminated. The Slavs (Poles, Czechs, Russians, and more) were to be kept as an underclass to work in lower level jobs. The Germans were going to settle all of Europe and be the highest class.

I have also learned that borders in Europe, especially this part, are fuzzy. Pre-WWII Sudetenland in Czech Republic was ...

Day 64

A travel blog entry by braedenpayne

... not able to get into my room but I checked in and had a sleep in the common room till nine when I had to get ready for Auschwitz the biggest concentration camp the Nazi's had. The girls had organised a tour to do which left at eleven thirty from their hostel. The camp was an hour and a half out of Krakow. We arrived at Auschwitz one, which was the fist camp that was set up and was chosen because there was already the infrastructure in ...

Auschwitz And Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by goontack


... As we were leaving it was also touching to see a small group band together to sing songs of praise on the very train tracks where no praise was uttered.
We had another tour of Birkenau, although shorter it still included more horrible stories.
The tour was finished and we headed back to Krakow with a lot of information to sink in. I talked with an American to distract me.

Now to distract you....

Most people probably wouldn't know about the ...

Some days it's hard to get organised!

A travel blog entry by slice_n_dice


... and Rothblum are interchangeable because Feivel and Sara's last child is registered as Rothblum). Feivel was buried in section 8 and the young man assisting Rabbi Boaz told me that section 8 was part of the reform congregation.

In the late 19th century the Haskala - or Jewish Enlightenment movement - was gaining pace in Krakow. The Tempel Synagogue was built by the so called "reform" congregation (not to be confused with today's reform movement). ...


This hostel, located in the Piasek Po?udnie area of Krakow, is near Old Town, Old Market Square, Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius, and St. Florian's Gate (Brama Florianska).
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