Hotel Olympic

Address: Grazynskiego 10, Ustron, Southern Poland, 43-450 , Poland | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Grazynskiego 10, Ustron.
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      Travel Blogs from Ustron

      Auschwitz and Birkenau

      A travel blog entry by i_go_wandering on Sep 13, 2014

      1 photo

      ... After a chill out in the hostel we went out in the Jewish Quarter and found a café where we had a couple of beers and watched the world go by. There was a boy and girl playing the cello and violin which reminded us of Auswitchz (they said a band played for propaganda purposes by the gate). By this time we were really hungry so walked on and found an Israeli restaurant, this place was my savior! I hadn’t eaten any good food since I arrived in ...

      Day 12 - Auschwitz... On Our Way To Warsaw

      A travel blog entry by ourgreatescapes on Aug 24, 2014

      8 photos

      ... was divided in three major camps: Auschwitz I, the main camp or Stammlager; Auschwitz II or Birkenau, established on October 8th, 1941, as a 'Vernichtungslager' (extermination camp); Auschwitz III or Monowitz, established on May 31th, 1942, as an 'Arbeitslager' or work camp; also several sub-camps. There were up to seven gas chambers using Zyklon-B poison gas and 3 crematoria. Auschwitz II included a camp for new arrivals and those to be sent on to labor elsewhere; ...

      Auschwitz-Birkenau

      A travel blog entry by lamotl2014 on Apr 27, 2014

      4 comments, 46 photos

      ... homosexuals, Polish and Soviet POW's, handicapped and Jehovah’s witnesses) – were murdered in these camps throughout the war years.

      Birkenau – Birkenau, also known as 'Auschwitz II’ was opened in March of 1942 as an extermination center primarily for the Jews of Eastern Europe. Over 1 million Jews were systematically murdered in the ...

      A few heavy days...

      A travel blog entry by mpanzer on Jul 31, 2013

      ... again. She pointed out that the population of Roma (Gypsies) in Europe declined from 500K to 250K during WW2 and yet there are now 15 million in Europe today. Her point was that 15 million people still live without a homeland and could easily be targeted again. Very impactful!

      Of course, the sights you see at Auschwitz really help you to understand the magnitude of what happened there. We saw rooms full of shoes, ...

      Auschwitz

      A travel blog entry by ruthjohnson78 on Jun 14, 2013

      13 photos

      ... and I was particularly green all the way back. I then went straight to bed as the day was massively draining.

      It is something I'm glad I saw but it didn't seem real. It is only reflection over the last week and looking at the photos I took which has made it sink in a bit. The place is a mass grave and luckily, other than people taking some slightly inappropriate photos, the people treated it as ...