Hotel Glob

16 Powstancow Slaskich Street, Oswiecim, Southern Poland, 32-610, Poland | Hotel
 

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Heavy

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen

3
15

... prisoner clothing, and there was a display showing uniforms that had been worn by prisoners. On the wall were photos of prisoners along with their arrival date and their death date - even the ones that were not immediately executed generally died within a few weeks to a couple of months of arriving - often through malnutrition. On the wall were some before and after photos of prisoners: one Jewish girl who arrived weighing 50-something kilograms, but ...

Auschwitz - Death revisited

A travel blog entry by shikharp

40

... had been established several years before their most prolific genocidal phase in 1943-44, will never be known.

As a kid, in my father's book collection, was a Reader’s Digest compilation 'Secrets and Stories of the War’ which was a 2-volume compilation, each spanning about 400 pages, and covering notable accounts such as the narrative of Oberleutenant Franz von Werra, the only Luftwaffe pilot to escape from England via Canada and US (The ...

Fabulous Machine

A travel blog entry by ejm56

11

... only to find the the car park full and grim. There are more tour buses parked than anywhere else on our trip to date, maybe twenty or more. Folk are milling around the entrance, like fans gathering for an event. There is a constant flow of people eager to lap up all the horror. You have to push past the mob blocking the door and you have to queue for the loo. And once you get through that lot, there is a further huge throng congregated under "Arbeit Macht Frei", busily photographing it ...

Yesterday

A travel blog entry by rachel.blazer

4

... glasses, crutches/prosthetic legs, pots, clothes, and hair. Human hair. The Nazi's had collected all of these things upon arrival and I was seeing them with my own two eyes. It's one thing to hear the stories of those who survived because you can put a face to the living and to the story your hearing, but you can never put a face to the dead. It may not of been a face but seeing physical remnants of people who were murdered at the camp was shocking. I couldn't physically move myself ...

Today

A travel blog entry by rachel.blazer

2
11

... Jews and non Jews, from around the world. Along the way to the Los Angeles meeting place I met Jews from Argentina, from Brazil, from England, and from other stars across the US. It was beautiful to see all these teenagers from around the globe come together to a single place for a single purpose. We were coming together to show that this place no longer had the evil and torturous hold on us it once had. We met with our ...

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This hotel, located on 16 Powstancow Slaskich Street, Oswiecim, is near Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.
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