Travel Blogs from Lodz
Saturday July 5
Auschwitz & Krakow ( pronounced as we now realise
*Today’s destination is Krakow. But our via point is
Oswiecim – you may not have heard of this place but it is otherwise known by
its German name ‘ Auschwitz’.
We have previously been to another smaller Concentration Camp in Austria and so had an idea of what ...
... station after buying tickets.
WE caught another taxi back to Manufactura so that Amanda could buy the clothes that she wanted when she took too long the day before. While she was shopping I watched another sand soccer game which was really cool. it was another chilly day but today we were dressed for it. We went back to La Vende since they had good wifi there and got back online. The night before, we had told our friends that we had a ...
... went behind the bar and chose some music from the computer.
So earlier in the night, Jairo had told us about a party with a restrictive guest list of only 100 people. He had tried to get on the list but had been too late and could not get their names on the list. Well, it just so happens that the window in the bar led to the party. If we timed it right, when the party list guy was not looking, we could hop through the window and get to the party. ...
It was one of those late mornings again but we got going on a quest to find the Jewish ghetto.
In the war Jewish people were only allowed to be in one area of a city that was guarded by the Nazis.
We had real trouble finding our way but had fun doing it. Some of the roads had been dug up so we found ourselves driving through a road works site. It was all quite exciting. We only got hooted at ...
... hotel. We felt a mite guilty, but we drank beer, had a meal, swam in the amazing roof top pool and had a massage each in the spa. That latter item was a surprise to me, I can assure you. But after intense persuasion from my Good Lady Wife, I gritted my teeth and went through with it. It was divine. I may already be addicted.
This all made for a day of incredible extremes. Looking down on the city below from the excellent pool area, I felt like the elite upper class, gazing down ...