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... personal. Also in this building we saw a room full of hair which the Germans used to cut off so that they could make socks and stockings for the soldiers on the front line. This was insane to see. We weren't allowed to take pictures for obvious reasons. As we passed further and further through the buildings we saw many more upsetting things like all the wooden legs/arms, crutches from the disabled people as well as a room filled with thousands and thousands of pairs of shoes, ...
* We visit, to mention a fewplaces : the magnificent Stare Miasto (City Square) dominated by the former Cloth Market Hall & the old Town Hall Tower ( 15th C), the University, Florian Gate and a very small section of the original City Wall, ,Wawel Castle ( symbol of the Polish Nation & seat of Kings when Krakow was its capital city), Basilica of St Francis ( a favourite church of
Pope John Paul 2 ) & Kazmieriz.
... exchange money to common currency but the exchange was 10-1
Couldn't own gold, foreign currency. No excess jewellery allowed so one could not plow ones money into that.
- Eg Poland had to produce x-amount of steel - whatever was produced had to go to Soviet Union which was in a bad way. Economy decided upon by central government but economy was so bad. People were starving in Romania, USSR.
- Poland had ...
... it is a look that most paeds nurses have seen in the treatment room once, one of absolute fear but we can always after wards give the child there parents and as much love as possible for them to feel reassured but he would have had no one, no one to pick him up and settle him, no one to hold him tight no one at all but also there was no one doing anything at that point so it was just a constant state of fear and panic in a baby's eyes. then ...
... meant. I went back to the information desk we had passed on the way to the train. The lady in the window roughly explained that she was just for local trains, and I needed to go to the international window in some building somewhere behind me. I turned and ran, trying to follow signs with the information "i" symbol. I ran into 3 people none of whom spoke English, a sudden rarity on this trip. After about 4 or 5 minutes of ...