Apartamenty Wisla Residence

Address: Piwna 24, Krakow, Southern Poland, 30-527, Poland | Hotel
 
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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

... immediately kill the other and carry out comparative autopsies. You have just read the above so you get the feeling of just how terrible it must have been for the prisoners of war. If you ever go to Kraków I would recommend this as a trip, the roads are a bit bouncy and having travel sick people isn't the best but hey, she came with me lol. The bus stinks of cheese but at least the full bag of sick got chucked. It has been cold today which made ...

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Aug 18, 2014

1 comment

... places, tunnels got to be long and narrow, with low ceilings. We only covered about 1% of the tunnels and we were down there for over 2 hours. I learned that the word, "salary," comes from this salt mine because miners who worked there were mostly paid in salt, as it was very valuable in those days. They had horses working down there in the mines, too. It was too much of a hassle to bring them up and down everyday so they built stables down there and just kept them there all ...

Human Horror to Divine Mercy

A travel blog entry by bwells on Mar 27, 2014

51 photos

... make it to the buses and load up to go to Wadowice, the birthplace of JPII and home of the infamously dubbed "Pope Cake" (JPII's favorite dessert, only dubbed pope cake after he was made Pope). In Wadowice it was a gorgeous spring day with families and kids all over the main square where the Church is located. As with all school trips, all the students swarmed the church to pray, see where JPII was Baptized, and pray in the chapel where he heard his calling to ...

Day 14 - Krakow, Poland *C

A travel blog entry by byrneymack on Nov 04, 2013

3 comments, 29 photos

... flow. They couldn't provide for their families and were becoming poorer by the day. They placed all the Jews in ghettos, this way the Nazis had more control over them. The nazis promised the Jews from other countries throughout Europe that there's an opportunity to go to 'greener pastures'. They were told of homes, jobs, food, freedom. As the population of the Jews increased they had to remove them from the ghettos, and Aushwitz was their last destination. The Nazis were so deceitful ...

Almost missed this one, glad we visited

A travel blog entry by pam_steve on Oct 25, 2013

29 photos

... square. First thing on the menu, perogies! There were stalls selling sausage, homemade bread, slippers, magnets, hand painted dishes, beer, coffee, woodcarvings etc. We also indulged in some sausage and vodka. The vodka got the best of us, one thing led to another and we had made some new bff’s at a small pub near our hotel. Krakow seems like a really awesome city and we are super excited to see more of it.

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