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This morning was a little different and more somber than usual - with a planned trip to Dachau Concentration Camp - the first concentration camp opened in 1933, and operational till 1945 at the end of WW2. We explored the terrifying history of Adolf Hitler, Göreng and Himmler as well as the Angel of Death.
Adolf Hitler was in fact Austrian - a very powerful man with twisted beliefs. His rise to power as leader of the Nazi party was swift. His belief was that there was ...
... to take a look if you are interested. Today, the camp is surrounded by lush green forests, and there is even a stream that they added through the camp. The beauty of the area surrounding the camp almost makes you forget for a second the barbarity that took place there. After Dachau, Victoria and I were both physically and a little emotionally drained so we got a quick bite to eat and took a nap. Then back to the Marienplatz and Altstadt (Old Village) for ...
... more fine dining a giant beer called Faxe and off to bed walking through a fantasy land of twisted trees and fireflies almost guiding our way. Despite being comfortable dry and warm in the tent I had little to no sleep. Jane also did not sleep well so we had no issue getting up, breakfast tent soaking wet packed and I had my first bush dump. Jane: Kate and I cracked open a bottle of wine then I thought... Humm was that I good idea realising I didn't ...
... br> It's hard to try and think about what to say. Simply stating that I walked around the camp, into the museum, around the bunkers, past the religious monuments and to the crematorium just doesn't seem to be enough, and describing these things is almost impossible. Hopefully the pictures can help a little. They were all taken in black and white. Maybe I did it to help "transport" us back in time. Maybe it's because I thought color was too happy for such ...
We were stuck in Munich due to the snow, so we spent the day educationally, at Dachau concentration camp. It is the closest to Munich and the first camp developed . I have read a lot of books, fiction and non fictions, about the second world war and the concentration camps but still found the experience somewhat distressing. However the boys only knew a little and therefore it was a real ...
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