Travel Blogs from Sosnowiec
... Similar variants were tried, in other locations, but till then, they went to great degrees to mask the true intent of such camps. Treblinka, a similarly murderous location deep in the forests had a picture perfect train station greeting the arrivals.In the case of Auschwitz, the Germans began by appropriating an old, WW I era Polish army barracks and stable complex. This was the original location chosen, and housed prisoners – local Communists, partisans ...
... cities in the region since. After the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany at the start of World War II, Kraków was turned into the capital of Germany's General Government. The Jewish population of the city was moved into a walled zone known as the Kraków Ghetto, from which they were sent to extermination camps such as Auschwitz and the concentration camp at Płaszów.
... We laughed and laughed and laughed. Nervously. Connor, Kristen and Brian’s 2-year-old son blurted out “Cow?” Kirsten said, “Yes, cow.” Connor said, “Mooo!” We all laughed and said, “MOOOO!”
... a quiet night in tonight with plans to visit Wawel Castle in the morning and hopefully this time get tickets to the castle rooms before catching a bus to do a tour of the salt mines in the afternoon.
We are rapidly approaching the end of our trip with just 1 more day in Krakow before a flight to Berlin for around 24 hours then a train to Frankfurt for the first part of our two flights home late on Friday night local ...
... 1982, I couldn't continue to look at the pictures of humans whose flesh were melting on their bodies. Since then, I have visited several Holocaust Museums including the one in Jerusalem, so I felt prepared to see the location of where the Nazis killed over 1.1 million Jews and 150,000 Poles. Since 1947 when it was converted into a museum, over ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed