Hotel Orbis Magura Bielsko Biala

Address: Zywiecka 93, Bielsko-Biala, Southern Poland, 43-300, Poland | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel is located on Zywiecka 93, Bielsko-Biala.
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    Travel Blogs from Bielsko-Biala

    Onto Oswiecim!

    A travel blog entry by petersheridan on Jul 21, 2014

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    ... leaving this place as there is a huge new freeway running parallel to the old road next to the river, and we were supposed to be down next to the river. Once again, a bit of orienteering experience got us over both roads and down to a rough, dirt Greenways Trail along the river side. Zig zagged through several small villages, onto a nice, wide bitumen road past new houses, it was looking good. Then the road stopped in a cul de sac, a tiny dirt track leading ...

    Fabulous Machine

    A travel blog entry by ejm56 on May 24, 2014

    11 photos

    ... the gallows where Hoess met his end in 1947, ironically on his home patch; and finally, the very earliest Gas Chamber to be used at Auschwitz. All in all, it is one hell of a morning, but there is plenty more yet to enjoy.

    Sometime during the summer of 1941, the decision was made to extend Auschwitz. A second camp was constructed down the road and around the corner at a tiny village called Birkenau. Some ten thousand Soviet PoWs were used to build the new camp, and ten ...

    Poland - Oswiecim (Auschwitz)

    A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo on Jul 15, 2013

    48 photos

    ... biggest concentration and extermination camp of the Nazi era.

  • Between 1.1 -1.3 million people were killed there, 90% of this were Jews.
  • Besides the mass murders, they conducted medical experiments, new killing methods and tortures to inmates.
  • The chief of Auchwitz, Rudolf Höss, was found 1 year later working like a farmer and sentenced to death by hanging in Auschwitz.
  • When we entered one of the 16 blocks of the first camp we could see that ...

    A visit to Auschwitz to pay our respects

    A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt on Jun 22, 2013

    1 comment, 39 photos

    ... on the Pommie-Ducati had reached its legal limit and set Kerrie the job to google Triumph dealers in Poland so we could get the new tyre, After many frustrating minutes searching she announced there were only two dealers in Poland and neither were nearby. So we set off to wash the bike at the car wash 300 meters from out hotel. Kerrie's eagle eye soon spotted a large sign directing us straight to ...

    Auschwitz and Birkenau

    A travel blog entry by hailseurope2013 on Feb 26, 2013

    20 photos

    ... undress in temporary wooden barracks erected nearby. Their bodies were taken out of the gas chambers and pushed to pits where they were burned in the open. Between January 1942 and March 1943, 175,000 Jews were gassed to death here, of whom 105,000 were killed from January to March 1943. Entrance of a gas chamber in Auscwitz. (1945) Up to this point, Auschwitz accounted for only 11 percent of the victims of the 'Final Solution'. However, in August 1942, planning began for ...