Hotel Silesia

Piotra Skargi Street 2,Katowice,40-951,POLAND, Katowice, Southern Poland, 40951, Poland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Katowice

Auschwitz - Death revisited

A travel blog entry by shikharp

40

... of the German territories known as ‘East Prussia’ and was called Danzig by it’s German-speaking inhabitants. At the end of World War I, the German population was imprisoned/evicted, or sent to Mainland Germany across Polish territory, thereby sowing seeds of future conflicts. The very first shots in World War II were fired by a German battleship on coastal fortifications in Danzig. Once Germany and Soviet Union decided to swoop in on Poland ...

Fabulous Machine

A travel blog entry by ejm56

11

... 1945, they blew up the Gas Chamber complex in a schoolboy effort to hide the evidence. it was not a very convincing effort. Unlike the small scale rooms we saw at Majdanek, these buildings were far more vast and substantial. At Auschwitz, the business of killing and disposal had been perfected to a very fine art indeed. The undressing room and the Gas Chamber itself were underground, at right angles to each other. Their shape and size are more than evident in the mangled wreckage ...

A birthday and a wedding ceremony

A travel blog entry by laceys.log

13

... pork rolls, salads, rice, roast chipped potatoes, thinly sliced smoked beef. Not only that, Justyna and Anna had made a few other things including borscht and pirogi (beetroot soup and meat dumplings), and just when we thought we’d finished Anna served that up with sliced bread. AND there was a cake as well as an enormous cheeseboard with grapes.

I should also say that the happy ...

And for starters I'll have two main courses

A travel blog entry by tony.wood

2

Ventured from high tech hotel to low tech grandeur that is Wroclaw centre - a stunning town with a square similar to Brussels but half as packed and full of very good and cheap restaurants . The one I tried promised, looking at the menu, traditional polish Fayre and the aproned waiter showed me through to a dimly lit room and a large table stuffed ...

Krakow for the day

A travel blog entry by laceys.log

16

... 4.30 and time to be getting back to Patryk. He’d been good for his grandparents but tiring, it’s that wanting to be up and looking all the time and not being satisfied with lying on a rug playing with his toys, he’s having a real knowledge spurt just at the moment.

And that was the birthday/christening weekend at an end with everyone combining to make it a load of fun but also taking in the spiritual side of Saturday afternoon ...

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This 3 star hotel is located in the Katowice I area of Katowice.
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