Economy Silesian Hotel

Address: ul. Szybowcowa 1, Katowice, Southern Poland, 40-502, Poland | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located in the Osiedle Paderewskiego-Muchowiec area of Katowice.
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      Auschwitz, part 2

      A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 18, 2014

      15 photos

      ... from the trains they were told to undress, they were going for a bath. In the "bath" were dummy shower heads. Above them were vents where Zyklon B was blown in killing up to 2,000 at a time. 20 tons of Zyklon B were used in the gas chambers in 1942 and 1943. 12 to 17 pounds of the poison were needed to kill about 1,500 people.

      With the Russians rapidly advancing on Auschwitz in late January, 1945, the Germans attempted to blow up ...

      Beer today

      A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 27, 2013

      13 photos

      ... see so many broken bottles on the floor of the plant, what a mess, but the guide said that with the volume bottled it was only a tiny percentage. Their bottles are 90% washed and recycled, only 10% new from the manufacturers.

      They have more than 100 tanks, each holding about 500,000 litres so that would take a bit of drinking. In the old days they had family buildings, there was a really lovely building which was ...

      Quick stop over...

      A travel blog entry by kwoky86 on Nov 20, 2012

      1 photo

      ... playing a drinking game which I was just terrible at. So drinking from 7 pm to 3 am like this is not the best formula for a night out, and at 3 am the decision was made to go to bed rather than go out, might be best as Girihen had to get up at 9 for work... Very nice stopover and we had a lot of laughs....but I've really got to stop trying to drink Vodka like the eastern Europeans, it's just not possible...please forgive me body...


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      Auschwitz I and Auscwhitz II-Birkenau

      A travel blog entry by abbyandmorry on Jun 26, 2011

      ... of the shoes alone revealed how little was left and how awful the circumstances of these deportees was upon arrival.  The room of children's shoes was no easier to bear.  In this building of course is the well known room of hair.  When we were there, there was a Jewish youth group.  Seeing these kids cling to one another weeping, also made me cry.  These groups all carry Israeli flags with them, wearing them on their backs like capes. It is amazing to see.  However, no ...

      Last day in Poland

      A travel blog entry by laceys.log on May 09, 2011

      4 photos

      ... away on a good run.

      Our last sight of that dear wee boy was of him sleeping peacefully on his tummy with his little legs tucked up and his bottom in the air – what a wee pet he is, Andy and Justyna are so lucky he is such a great little fellow.

      And that was Poland, and now it’s the start of the trip around the other side of the world and home again in a few days. ...