Hotel Diament Plaza Katowice
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CRYSTAL CASTLES = LOVE!
Crystal Castles rocked the faces off this awesome gallery (http://szybwilson.org/index.html) in the unlikeliest of old mining towns. We went to the after party at Club Flow (http://tinyurl.com/drinktoomuchvodka) with our new Polish Friends to "drink too much vodka!"
It is tough for any one –historian or someone from the general public - to write any sort of an account on a subject so odious as the World War II (WWII) death camps, and the most notorious of them all, Auschwitz. Much has been written about a place so synonymous with human genocide, yet the true stories about lesser-known aspects, such as why were they allowed to continue their murderous regime right till the dying days of the war, when ...
... arrival at Auschwitz was shorn of all their bodily hair, the living upon their "registration", the dead after their gassing. This hair was packed into bales, which was shipped back to Germany where the hair was spun into yarn and then made into clothing and other material. Now, you can see in a vast display behind glass, piles and heaps and mounds of human hair. You can see the individual heads of hair, even individual hair styles. It is scarce imaginable.
After all that ...
... is kinda dirty and slower than molasses but eventually arrived in Krakow.
Walked for quite awhile searching for the Goodbye Lenin Revolution hostel. Note to poles: put signs on your ******* front door!! I walked in circles forever. Anyway, checked in and ventured out. Walked an hour north instead of south. FAIL! :(. I'm so tired. ...
... delicious-looking strawberries, and next door they sold icecream so we stopped there for ten minutes, we resisted the smurf icecream but it was hard. Question from Jen – how do you get the blue colour? Answer is that’s what happens when smurfs go bad……so those smurfs sitting on the icecream had better watch out!
And the other highlight was the ladies room on the second floor, I really ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services