Hotel Diament Zabrze
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... memorial ceremony I have ever attended, participated in, or led. Larger, better produced, more widely televised, but progressing as expected. There was somber music, thoughtful speeches, and the remembrances of Holocaust survivors. Each of the survivors rose to speak her or his own narrative of systematic destruction, brutal cruelty, sadistic torture and murder, of loss and mourning and memory. All the speakers were excellent, but a survivor named Roman ...
... to live in this time period and in a place like Canada.
Well after all that heavy stuff, we drove for a couple of hours and then stopped in Jasna Gora to see the monastery. This is a place of religious pilgrimage where people come to pray in front of the painting of the Black Madonna. As I expected the place was extremely busy and there was a service going on while we were there so it felt slightly awkward to just be ...
... get it…
Anyway, we began our tour around Auschwitz I with our guide and the many other visitors and visited rooms that had been barracks during the war but were now converted into regular rooms (initially restored and used by the Soviets during their reign) that held many pictures pertaining to the victims. It all went by so quickly – as tours do and this, as Dan had predicted, took away from the emotion we thought we’d be feeling. The information that was ...
... flimsy garments whatever the weather.
First we watched a very moving film in the cinema. It was made at the end of the war and shows the conditions in the camps then, along with many prisoners. It describes what was done to them.
After this we made out way to the main gate, which is where the sign 'Arbeit Macht Frei' (Work Makes You Free) was stolen in 2009. There was a reproduction sign over the gate, and as it is made of steel rod, it would be impossible to tell it ...
Alright! Here's post #2 for the night :) I wanted to write about my day yesterday. It was so incredibly fun and full of energy! I laughed and laughed all day long.
Yesterday (Friday) was a Vattanfall show day which means that we have all morning for rehearsal, and then the afternoon and night are filled with lunch, getting ready, a couple of sporadic performances, random workshops and other activities, dinner, and then our hour-long show.