Apartamenty Wisla Residence

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

... the gates which state, in German, "Work Makes You Free". This camp was both a work camp and a death camp. We were taken through buildings or blocks and viewed human hair shaved from the heads of the executed victims, rooms filled with eye glasses, shoes and suit cases. We were taken to prison cells measuring 3 feet by 3 feet where 4 prisoners would share for days on end called standing cells. There were corridors of prisoners photos with the date they were brought to the ...

Eastern escape krakow

A travel blog entry by kerri.hobman on Jun 11, 2014

so after aushwitz we arrived in krakow everyone was very tired after a long drive day and the emotional draining stop at aushwitz. we arrived at our hotel settled in then had dinner at tbe restaurant at the hotel. on the bus we had all had another good chance to get to know each other with the quiz questions. as there is only 15 on our tour we have so much room on the bus its great. at the restaurant the food was really good but they like to ...

Auschwitz-Birkenau - Part 1

A travel blog entry by jeffdavis152 on Dec 08, 2013

4 photos

... middle of the camp. Electrified barbed-wire fences separated the east side from the west into gender segregated areas. There are hundreds of barrack houses as this facility actually existed as housing for Polish troops before the holocaust. The gas chambers sat at the opposite end from the entrance. The camp layout was very simple and efficient, which stood as a very visible example of how this place had been created to exterminate the Jews ...

Krakow

A travel blog entry by kittybowlero on Oct 10, 2013

21 photos

... br> On the walk back to the Main Market Square I bumped into another Australian that I met during the tour of Auschwitz. I dragged him with me to get pierogis then he dragged me to pick up his buddy (who was nursing a hangover) from the hostel. These guys were terrific! Big Simpsons nerds so obviously we got along perfectly. We quoted the show over ...

Krakow, Poland

A travel blog entry by trina.manz on Jul 29, 2013

11 photos

... any sauce so were quite dry sadly. The rest of our night was uneventful. Found a place that sold beer and vodka for $1.20 and attempted to sleep in the horrible heat without air conditioned rooms and a tiny desk fan. We slept little, even when we wet towels and laid them on top of ourselves. What an experience!

The next day however it was between 18-24 degrees!! What! Our jumpers came out and we cruised into town to start probably the least ...