Apartamenty Wisla Residence

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

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by colerumbough on Aug 18, 2014

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... to interpret their heavy accents. Some people cried but for the most part, there was silence.

When I saw the room completely full of human hair, a whole mountain of it, I stopped in my tracks and immediately started tearing up, which doesn’t normally happen to me so easily and especially in public. I wanted to take a picture of it so I could show people because it would be easier than explaining exactly how much there was, but a picture wouldn’t do ...

Beyond the Iron Curtain

A travel blog entry by angel2014 on Apr 25, 2014

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... Hemisphere I would suggest go here it is utterly unique and different.

My time in Ireland is drawing to a close and I'll write up one more blog about the discoveries of Dublin and any other place in between but I just wanted to take a moment and say how grateful I am to have had this oppurtunity to write about my experience and to have been able to share it with friends and family many thousands of kilometers away from me.

Until then,
Angel

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Krakow- Auschwitz concentration camp

A travel blog entry by reinapaul on Oct 15, 2013

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... items of the many people who were killed. Seeing the volume of items- shoes, clothes, luggage, hair brushes and toothbrushes among other things such as medical aids (crutches, wheelchairs etc), kitchen utensils etc is extremely difficult. There is a room dedicated to the children of Auschwitz and personally this was the hardest, I fought back the tears as I viewed the clothes of innocent infants and children.

I do not want to go into ...

Krakow

A travel blog entry by pixiepoodle on Sep 21, 2013

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... guide kept daring us to lick the walls and the floor if we didn't believe that it was 99.5% pure NaCl. There was a time when we passed a bit of what they call cauliflower, 99.9% pure NaCl forming on the walls that I did scratch some off and taste it. It was a very interesting trip down the mine. We caught a bus back to the city centre and on the way I began to chat with a local girl. Our leader Olga had asked us when we ...

Visit to Auschwitz with overnight in Krakow

A travel blog entry by robyn4215 on Jul 26, 2013

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... the end of the war) are stored in the museum, and I have included a couple in photos. The one that hits home is the rooms full of shoes, estimated to represent 50,000 people alone in this one room we visited....the scale of this is hard to fathom.... There are many stories of escapes on record (802 escapes with 144 successful) there's even one story of a polish army captain Witold Pilecki who actively volunteered to be captured and enter Auschwitz to be able to ...