Hotel Fero Lux

Szczyrbok 62, Southern Poland, 34-335, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Southern Poland

Hunting For Blueberries

A travel blog entry by ejm56

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... caught us up. We continued to wander around tracks and paths, feeling like we were encroaching on private property amongst these isolated houses, especially when curtains twitched and people stared. It added to the air of unreality. Perhaps we should have been bold and gone and knocked on someone's door: "Sorry to bother you, but we are hunting an obscure piece of Nazi trivia. Did the SS have a pleasure resort on your doorstep?"
By now, we were wet through. My Good Lady Wife's ...

Day 97: Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber

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... five feet deep display of women's hair. The women would have their hair shaved off upon arrival to the camp and the Nazis would sell it by the kilo to people who could make it into a fabric. Other collections of prisoner's things were shoes, tooth and shave brushes, glasses, suit cases and plates used for eating.

At the end of the first row of barracks was number 11. This barrack housed the jail cells and was known as the death barrack as many ...

Day 7

A travel blog entry by mmoonan

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... we became testament to that fact and it was, in a small but important way, reassuring… It was a warm, sunny day and our feet were tired from the walking and we were thirsty. The sky was blue and the clouds were white. That’s all.It was a good experience.


After our tours of the concentration camps we headed to the Wieliczka Salt Mines. They were built in the 13th century, produced table salt continuously until 2007, as one of the ...

Auschwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by hailseurope2013

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... the prison population of Auschwitz changed composition significantly. At first, its inmates were almost entirely Polish. From April 1940 to March 1942, on about 27,000 inmates, 30 percent were Poles and 57 percent were Jews. From March 1942 to March 1943 of 162,000 inmates, 60 percent were Jews. Auschwitz became a significant source of slave labor locally and functioned as an international clearing house. Of 2.5 million people who were deported to Auschwitz, 405,000 ...

In the heart of evil

A travel blog entry by lklassen

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... I scream at him in my mind. His lack of respect is astounding. We walk past a small barn at Birkenau, but we are not allowed to enter - two Holocaust survivors are being interviewed at the front door. One man is talking; his face is old, weathered, scarred. I don't understand what he is saying, but with a look of unbearable pain on his face, he begins to cry. He is uncovering memories that had since been forgotten. But they were never truly ...

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