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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Refrigerator in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... town, many metres below the current ground level. The museum is largely dedicated to these finds and it's got to be one of the best museums I've been to. It was a bit of a trippy experience all round, actually. It was very dark and I didn't have an English language guide so I just wandered around, reading the small English captions on the exhibits. Then I came across a 180° cinema screen showing a film depicting the history of Krakow until ...
... everyone could see.
I got to see the gas chambers and crematorium. It was so surreal, that not even 70 years ago there would have been prisoners that were deemed unfit taken there and murdered. I was walking in the same place as they did except I could get out.
We moved onto the second part of the camp. That was where all the barracks and the majority of the murders happened. Men were on one side of the camp, and women and children were on the other. The train ...
... repeated? The sad thing is, perhaps not to this extent, but they still are.
Being in a big tour group, I felt it difficult to really take it all in as we passed through the entrance gates with the words “Work makes you free” and were walking around the concentration camps. There were so many people and we were herded from one building to the next, almost as though we were in a camp. However you cannot even compare that to the fate of the millions of victims who ...
... west) to warn the city of the invasion. His efforts saved the city, but they came at a cost. As he blew the warning tune in the fourth and final direction, a Tartar arrow hit the trumpeter in the throat, thus terminating his song. Every hour, on the hour, a trumpeter places the same song in all four directions, cutting off at the same point where the original guard was stopped. The city of Krakow has such great stories, no?
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... it is actually a very beautiful sight, almost reminiscent of an expensive boarding school, planted out with well established trees and manicured lawns. It makes it difficult to imagine what actually happened there until they take you through the exhibits of torture, killing and peoples possessions. A lot of industry was created in Auschwitz I, as it was officially an administrative and labor camp, with one particular industry being the weaving of fabric and stuffing of ...