Crown Piast Hotel & Park
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... bus after this documentary.
Auschwitz is the largest of the nazi concentration camps with 3 main camps and 48 subcamps which were located close to significant industrial areas. Non Jews seen as a threat to the Nazi regime anywhere in Nazi occupied territory, were taken to the camps as forced labourers. Most jews were taken to be exterminated with only the very strong surviving for a longer time to do the dirty work of the nazis around these camps. 90% of ...
Schindler was discussed briefly in the museum, in two rooms which used to be his and his secretary's office. It presents and interesting portrayal of him (not that I am a scholar of his in any way shape or form!) in that it certainly doesn't present him as a hero to begin with; then basically explains that he started out treating the people in his factory better than his contemporaries because funnily enough if people are healthier they do better work. It gives ...
... history of the indigenous types, but seeing this 'western' world has been really eye-opening. What I like most about these few places thus far is how interconnected their pasts, presents, and futures can be. You see examples of this everywhere. Over here time seems to be set in stone, literally, but the people continue to move forward. We may all come from different places, but we are all headed in the same ...
... while the leaves are just beginning to fall in the lamplight.
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It costs typically about 2 zlotys to pee in Poland. One and 5 zloty coins can be extremely helpful. You may not see the old lady in the washroom when you go in, but trust me, she sees you, and she will come to collect.
Airport -- Go to ATM and get large bills, then buy a chocolate bar. Make sure you end up with coins. You'll be glad you ...
... English guide, was nice to have the headphone, so you could hear her talk. Our guide was great, as I am sure most are, she talked very compassionately, lots of heart in that gal. Everyone was moved by the stories and sights, overwhelming what happened there--- we saw where they slept, small rooms, overcrowded, giant room of shoes and supplies they had brought with them, thinking they were being taken to a safe place to ...