Hotel Alef

Address: Agnieszki 5, Krakow, Southern Poland, 31-071, Poland | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Krakow

    How did it come to This???

    A travel blog entry by gail_hart on Jun 21, 2015

    2 comments, 12 photos

    ... a much larger camp. Many of the buildings were brick and are still standing but the Nazis burnt most of the timber buildings as well as blowing up the gas chambers and the crematoriums they used to gas and burn the bodies. They did this to try to cover up what they were doing. All that remain of the burnt out buildings are the chimneys and the remains of the gas chambers and crematoriums have been left as they were found.

    Auschwitz-Birkenan went on to become the ...

    A Polish Christmas

    A travel blog entry by larissajcroom on Dec 06, 2014

    21 photos

    ... my mind all too late as I leapt from my run onto the bench, I slide its length until the man had to catch me and thankfully recover, we posed arms raised in celebration for a photo before I leaped down and ran off again.. Jarrod and Kirsten were in hysterics, the most (least) graceful photo bomb ever - I just want to see their sequence of photos as I'm sure I connected about when they wanted to take the first picture!

    Dzień 11 - Kopalnie Soli, badanie i Polka

    A travel blog entry by ourgreatescapes on Aug 23, 2014

    11 photos

    ... nave, and the blue, starred ceiling on St. Mary's, took our breath away. The magnificent wooden altarpiece was the principal work of 15th century German artist Veit Stoss (aka Wit Stwosz) for 12 painstaking years. It depicted the Virgin Mary’s Quietus among the Apostles.

    We also enjoyed some local musicians in local costume, who were playing a tune, before doing a little shopping in the main square.

    In the evening, Sue was not ...


    A travel blog entry by cheriebne on Aug 15, 2014

    5 photos

    ... prisoners and we are appalled at the area where prisoners were shot by the death squad. There is a section at the end which was a gas chamber; fake shower heads in the roof. When the Nazis ran out of space at Auschwitz they used Soviet prisoners to build a new section; Birkenau. They appropriated houses at a local village, renamed it Birkenau, kept the best houses for SS and then flattened the rest to make room for ...

    Merrymaking in a Medieval Municipality

    A travel blog entry by sklitgord on May 06, 2014

    2 comments, 36 photos

    ... two gentle men originally from Krakow, Poland. However they now live in Virginia. We ended up spending the evening talking to these two gentleman as the kids played in the court yard. Great place for a great meal.
    They told us the story of Krakow, the dragon and the shoe seller who killed the dragon with brains instead of brawn for the kings land..If you want to know more look it up. ...