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... Tom Cruise as Colonel Stauffenberg. All this happened in Poland at The Wolf's Lair in a wooded area 8 kilometres from Rastenburg, now known as Ketrzyn.
During World War Two "Wolfsschanze" was Hitler's military headquarters. This is from where orders affecting all WW2 fronts were given and sent to wherever German officials and soldiers operated. Hitler spent over 800 days of the war at The Wolf's Lair. The area is heavily wooded and provided ...
... dog box that apparently serves as a ticket office. Here I find another non-English speaking lady who extracts 1.74 euro from me for a ticket – who was it that came up with that pricing! After returning the 400m back to the entrance the old girl waves me through and I find out that the museum is probably only worth 1.74 euro after all. There is no English translation and the exhibits are all a bit ho-hum.
Once back on the ship, I meet up ...
... a minute amount of herbal tea and millions of biscuits are provided, and we struggle to understand the Polish blurb that explains and introduces the tracks they play, all of which are taken from movies. It is a brilliant week, and we all eat and drink far too much, but have a hell of a laugh along the way. We say goodbye very early on Saturday morning, and as our friends prepare to fly back to the UK, Jonny and I get set for a long drive across Poland and into German ...
... RAF’s programme of Urban-Renewal that ran from 1941-1945, was extremely efficient. They managed to destroy anything of any interest and the Soviets either didn’t rebuilt it or if they did, it was done poorly!
So, back to our itinerary – we visited the Catherdral, which was rebuilt (except for the windows, which were replaced with painted boards) and is no longer a ...
... very little international travel. New language, new food, new vistas etc. The people are fantastically generous. We look forward to keeping you posted with our posts.
Liliya & Curtis
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