Hotel Alpin

Address: ul Besakidzka 40, Szczyrk, Southern Poland, 43-370, Poland | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on ul Besakidzka 40, Szczyrk.
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      Travel Blogs from Szczyrk

      Auschwitz Halfway House

      A travel blog entry by carl.sanchez on Nov 12, 2014

      5 photos

      A compare and contrast film that compares the Nazi death camps with the modern halfway houses and mental hospitals in the United States. Mr. Sanchez was illegally framed up by his own attorney, Pedro Castillo secretly in collusion with the U.S. federal police. Mr. Sanchez was help in custody as a "ward" in 2 halfway houses plus a prison named Metropolitan Detention Center. The U.S. government maintains that M.D.C. is not a prison and that it's only a ...

      Day 12 - Auschwitz... On Our Way To Warsaw

      A travel blog entry by ourgreatescapes on Aug 24, 2014

      8 photos

      ... Auschwitz main camp were used in trials of the poisonous gas Zyklon-B. This poisonous gas was produced by the German company "Degesch" (Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Schädlingsbekämpfung). They were gassed in underground cells in Block 11. After this trial, a gas chamber was rigged-up just outside the main camp and in February, 1942, two temporary gas chambers opened at Birkenau. The crematories were built by the German company "Topf & son" located at Erfurt.
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      Auschwitz - Death revisited

      A travel blog entry by shikharp on May 29, 2014

      40 photos

      ... Double-wired fences, with signs proclaiming ‘CTOI’ (Shtoi, meaning ‘Stop’) enclosing these areas would be electrified at night to deter any escapees.

      As one retraces the steps back to the front gate, and with the Russian PoWs enclosure to the left, the sight of a single wooden gallows is seen. This is the gallows where the prison Commandant Rudolph Hoss would be hung in 1946 at the end of a Polish court sentence. He had ...

      A Tour of Auschwitz and the Salt Mine

      A travel blog entry by kimokini_travel on Sep 24, 2013

      9 photos

      A very, long, cold, somber day with 5 English women, that ended on a great note.

      Jim had arranged a tour of Auschwitz, Birkenau, and the salt mine near Krakow. Our tour guide, Phil, picked us up at 7:45 and we went off to meet the rest of our group. They're good friends that travel and plan something special on their birthdays. This trip was Phyllis's birthday, so they surprised her with a trip to Krakow. She had no idea where they were heading until she got to the ...

      An Intense Day

      A travel blog entry by avelasco2013 on Jul 04, 2013

      2 comments, 8 photos

      ... not sure exactly – starting chanting some prayers in Hebrew. At the end of this the entire group sang a mournful song, which our guide told us was a song about ‘hope’. Apparently, during the war, it became common for the groups of Jews to sing this song as they prepared to enter the gas chambers. Later, this would become the national anthem of the state of Israel. It was a very moving experience for me to hear this group sing this ...