- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... here faster!! He took an incredible roundabout way, travelling west then north then east. And that was with a GPS navigator in the vehicle! This is a huge 4**** Hotel with tiny rooms, it's also a Spa and Wellness place for the well heeled of Polish society. Not my type of accommodation, I'd rather stay in a Pension or 3*** hotel in the centre of town where everything is close by, like last night. This Hotel is 5km out of Oswiecim centre, have to get a taxi there ...
... PoWs died. The purpose of the new camp was to store many thousands more mainly Jewish slave labourers, and also to create a Death Camp for the annihilation of Jews. Auschwitz II opened its doors for business in the Spring of 1942.
Auschwitz II, or Birkenau, is less crowded because it is so absolutely vast. The ruins of the wooden barracks where the slave labourers were stored, stretch far. The wooded structures have long since gone, but the brick chimney stacks survive, making for ...
... children used to live there. They had a swimming pool. On weekends they threw dinner parties. He called it his "paradise".
We drive to Auschwitz II - Birkenau. The brick buildings have been replaced with long wooden stable-like constructions. We're shown the sleeping quarters, where prisoners slept in bunk beds consisting of three levels. As they suffered from chronic diarrhea, the bottom bunk was considered to be the worst position and left to those to weak to fight for ...
This deserves its' stand alone blog as it is such a sensitive topic and a moving place.I don't want to take the mood down, and it wont, but it just should not be in amongst other tales as this place puts things in perspective and needs to retold respectfully. I am not going to give a history lesson here, but 1.1million people lost their lives at this concentration camp, only 7,500 were liberated. There are displays within some ...
... 80 people, standing room only, with no windows, food or water or ventilation or toilet. Many would die on these trains before arriving. Upon arrival they were separated into 2 groups old people, children, pregnant women went off the train directly to the gas chamber. They were told to remove their clothes and remember the number where they left the clothes to pick them up after the shower. Despite the stench coming from ...