Hotel Piramida Katowice Tychy
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- Shuttle bus service
- Smoking rooms available
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Concierge desk
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... II to differentiate it from Auschwitz I, the photo in the crowd scene above. Birkenau at 480 acres is seven times the size of Auschwitz I, and is the site of where most all the killing occurred.
Like candles sprouting from candelabras, spread out over Auschwitz-Birkenau, are several hundred acres of chimneys, once part of wooden barracks, which no longer survive.
This is one of the rooms, with the only physical remains of dead Jews ...
... flowers. Amazing! Dinner at the hotel with Wojtek, his wife Gabriella and five year old son William. Wojtek works in historical archives and is helping me uncover my family history. Lovely young people who then took us to see their house which they are slowly restoring. It looks as if it hasn't been touched in its hundred years and needs much restoration. At present it is uninhabitable. A real labour of love! Tomorrow Zakopane in the Tatra ...
... took me to a shiny new mall, ‘Arkadia Baltika’ which seemed to be selling everything a modern mall can offer in a nation not long back under Communist austerity.
Across the mall was a smallish train station, from where I was told the train to Krakow would depart. The main train station for Gdansk is called Gdansk Glownik, and is located a bit further up, but I was assured the same train can be caught from this station across the arcade.
... Nazis treated Jews and other parties, he could no longer stand idly by. He used his personal finances to purchase Jewish workers from the Plaszow work camp and Krakow ghetto and gave brought them to work in his factory– ultimately saving them from certain death at the hands of the Nazis. Oskar Schindler is credited with saving over 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions ...
... chamber which had been designed to look like a huge shower block and even had fake shower heads attached to the roof. The prisoners would even be given towels and soaps so they would believe what was happening as the Nazi Germans did not want to arouse panic. Being promised a hot shower and warm soup after the horrific train ride conditions sounded so appealing that the prisoners walked very fast to what would later become their last steps towards death. They would all ...