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... we felt we could not pass within kilometres of Auschwitz and not go to remember the 1.5 million victims of the Nazi Genocide who died there.
*Auschwitz is made up of 2 main museum areas separated by a couple of kilometres. Auschwitz 1 was formerly a large garrison of the Polish army & was taken over by the Nazis when they invaded Poland. Auschwitz 2 / Birkenau was purpose built by the Nazis ...
... a little man made gutter that had tarp on it and a firehose shooting water down it. These kids were running back and forth, doing tricks while an announcer commentated the event in Polish.
It started to pour so we ducked our head in an alley and got out of the rain for a few minutes. When it lightened up again, we continued down the main road and turned left on a side street which looked to be the right place. We found the store - this ...
... walk upstairs and order a new beer through the window, then come back down and dance some more. We ended up staying at this party until around 3 am... hanging out with our new friends, dancing, laughing and meeting college kids from Poland. We took a taxi back to the hostel since it was pretty far away and the buses did not run this late. We were to leave the next day onward to Prague
After a much needed day of ...
... There were very few war time houses. Most building were blocks of flats from the communist time.
We went back to the hotel and they had a walk into the town. It was quite different from home. Willow found a really brilliant shop full of wool,thread and lovely things to sew with. They went into a pretty church.
The rest of the afternoon was spent having massarges, writing and swimming.
... illustrate the effect better than my descriptions. However, most gripping was a train from the era, with an engine dated 1944, and three of the typical cattle wagons used to carry the human cargo. In a piece of unintentional irony, a notice warned of a maximum of twenty people in the wagon at any one time. There were no such Health and Safety concerns in the 1940s, when hundreds were crammed into these tiny spaces in entirely unimaginable wretchedness.
There is also a ...