Gessler Hotel Francuski
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... little ability to approach things from an environmental standpoint. We have seen how governments care little for their people.
Much of our recent conversation has centred on preparation for this day. We read the book, "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" aloud in the car. In Budapest, we visited a memorial where an artist has placed hundreds of shoes, shoes representing those worn by Jews as they were marched to the bank of the ...
... in Europe -it took 12 years to build and is carved from 500 year old oak and linden wood. It is amazing to see. St Mart's Bugle Call is played every hour from the tower of the church. It is played 4 times, once in each compass direction. Free time allowed us to explore the Old Town, take advantage of the markets and to sample some delicious Polish food cooked at ...
... the largest medieval town square in Europe BTW, order a Cappuccino and get on that blog so I can bore you all with my stories... I have put a few pictures of the Town Square, there are 3 buildings on it: the Cotton Hall, the Tower Clock and St-Adalbert's Church which sticks out little as it predates the square itself. My hotel is nice, just off the square. There is a small gym and a great pool built into what would have been the cellar of the ...
... buried. The Jews also don't place living things on tombstones i.e. flowers because they die. So, instead they place stones on the tombstone (check out the pic). I reckon the cemetery was the most depressing part of the tour.
We then visited the Jewish ghetto. The Jewish ghetto is where the Jews were all relocated before being transported to Auschwitz. Over 6,000 Jews were forced to live in only 300 rooms in the ghetto. In one day, all ...
Getting of the bus from Birkenau, we walked through a small orientation building, and then gathered outside of the Aushwitz main entrance. We could see the infamous entrance sign with the inscription "Arbeit Macht Frei" (Work Sets You Free). The “B” in the sign is actually welded upside-down as a form of silent protest from the Jews that were forced to make it, but I actually think it makes the sign look all the more horrifying. Walking past the ...