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... and place it in the railway lines at Auschwitz Museum. Our guide asked if any Aussies in the tour group, and we were it, and and he made a point of thanking Frank Lowy, as it is difficult to fund the maintenance of all these old buildings etc. There are a team of scientists employed currently to assist with restoration and preservation of all the wood and particularly the artefacts and clothes. Those deemed to go directly to gas chambers were walked down to the ...
... old bus station and the new one ( there wasn't really an old one - they just dropped you in front of the railway station) and it is part of the bus station/railway station hub.
The sights are just the same of course - they will never change. Had a look around them all again though just to make sure!!!! Was nice reacquainting myself with them all. Also went to a new attraction - Oskar ...
... so we could have managed it!
When we left the museum, the rain had started. This time we decided to catch the tram back to the city centre. We couldnt find where to buy tickets, so we took the risk and jumped on. Turns out you buy on the tram. We only bought one ticket, sneaky us. It was only a short ride anyway. Once in the centre we tracked down a restaurant that we had seen yesterday on our brief visit to the square...Moa Burger! Yes, based on NZ burgers! It was a ...
... informative and funny and made the whole experience really interesting. The mines are huge, one of the biggest in the world - It would take four months to visit every part of the mine. Some of the caverns were HUGE and so beautiful – chandeliers hang from the roof and there are salt statues everywhere. It was a well-spent afternoon.
That night we made our way to the train station for our night train. Despite being the ...
... finished the tour at 4.30 in the arvo we had absolutely not appetite, despite not yet having had lunch.
After visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau, we drove onto Krakow through some more beautiful countryside (Eastern European countryside rates very highly on my list, with its cute little houses indispersed between green hills and lush valleys). Our only complaint about Poland thus far is this: a road one step down from a motorway should ...
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- Continental Breakfast
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