Hotel B.A.S. Villa Residence
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... beaches and sunny weather so I won't need to work out that much any way's.
Vroni and I then went to a communist town which the blueprint was purely constructed as a way to enhance communism and for military and tactical advancement. They had a tank that is real but used as a statue (it was taken away but under protest brought back) which shows the commemoration and remembrance of the times that people seek to remember.
On Sunday Vroni had to ...
... synagogues and cemeteries are literally “monumental” – large, decorative, laden with symbolism, and, in the cases of many charismatic leaders, including shrines where followers come to receive answers to their own personal prayers and requests. I begin to value the visual cacophony and the Indiana Jones aspect of discovering the meanings behind the symbolism carved into or painted onto the 15th, 16th and ...
... 80% of new arrivals fell into the second category. The gas chambers would take 20 minutes to kill their victims and could do 2000 at a time! However, the first trial of a gas chamber took 48 hours for the victims to die a horrific death. In total 1.1 million people were killed at Auschwitz, 90% were Jews. Before the war Poland had 3 million Jews. Now there is 10,000. A total of 144 people actually escaped Auschwitz. However, ...
... leaving here today. It was very similar to the Sachenhausen concentration camp we visited in Berlin, but on a WAY larger scale and with a lot more focus on the mass execution of people rather than the slave labour and working functions of the camp. If you were sent to Auschwitz, you were being shipped to the the largest death camp in Europe, and were probably on deaths road. There was a lot more real life examples of things to see in this camp, which in some cases ...
... by a green belt of parkland, named the Planty. To the south east of the centre there is also the river which sort of hooks by the bottom of the old town, passing by the foot of the castle. Outside of the Planty to the South you have the jewish quarter which is a particularly pleasant part of the city, if only to wander through briefly as we had done. A very cosmopolitan type of vibe akin to a sort of Brunswick to Melbourne or Shoreditch to London. We have spent a couple of near ...
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