Alf Hotel

Klimeckiego 24, Krakow, Southern Poland, 30 706, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Krakow

Auschwitz, Birkenau & Wieliczka

A travel blog entry by wojtas-kolinski on Sep 12, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

... me. It almost made me nauseous! What did make me nauseous though, were the scenes and stories of the prisoners in the work and death camps. The room with an actual ton of human hair was devastating. The reverse psychology used and brain washing on these people, all types, was shameful. While of course it was horrific for those prisoners at Auschwitz and Birkenau, besides some power hungry Nazis, you must wonder of the pressures and regret of those Nazi soldiers who ...

Bohemian like you

A travel blog entry by pkneville on Jun 30, 2014

4 comments, 40 photos

... of over 100 countries and counting. Never one to call a spade a shovel, Peter kept us entertained with his stories of rubbing shoulders with the greats of English and Australian cricket, along with good natured ribbing of us poor old convicts! Bratislava is largely reminiscent of Wroclaw, cities whose former charms can still be glimpsed amongst soviet abominations. There is evidence of progress with new buildings and infrastructure and ...

Salt & Pepper

A travel blog entry by garrcon on May 31, 2014

8 photos

... the concentration camp was to be their home and all their belonging were taken away to be sold---We went into rooms where they were left to die,in the gas chamber, she told us of how little they were fed and how hard they had to work.  Also the selection process, as to whether you were of any aid to the camp or if you should die----There was a group of young people in mid 20's and one if the young men was carrying a bouquet of flowers to ...

Schindler's Factory Museum

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152 on Dec 07, 2013

2 photos

... the Krakow ghetto. The museum displayed some of this letters written within the ghetto. His experiences there were the topic and inspiration for the movie The Pianist. All-in-all the museum was a worth-while experience, but I left wishing I had been able to learn more about the Schindler Jews.

Upon leaving the museum, I walked back to the tram stop. The number 9 tram pulled up, and I decided to take it, figuring it would take me back to the stop I ...

Warsaw to Krakow

A travel blog entry by lchamberlin on Aug 21, 2013

1 comment, 8 photos

... but was remodelled extensively by one king who apparently has penchant for gold. The outside isn't that remarkable in some ways (it's no Disney castle) but the inside is full of gold leaf, beautiful inlaid wooden floors, huge crystal chandeliers, oil paintings of the royals and the city and really intricate ceiling paintings - and they all involve gold in a big way. There was heaps of information on English for a change so we got to learn quite bit. The castle and most of ...