Hotel Silvia

Address: ul Knurowska 17, Zabrze, Southern Poland, 41-800, Poland | Hotel
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This hotel is located on ul Knurowska 17, Zabrze.
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Travel Blogs from Zabrze

Auschwitz, part 2

A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 18, 2014

15 photos

... different colors and dwarfs. He worked on these, mostly children, without mercy and killed a number simply to have their corpses available for autopsy. As well, he is reputed to have had a hoard of eyeballs in his possession to study how eyes got their color, all part of the Aryan blue-eyed mania. Mengele, hunted for 35 years, lived all over South America and only died, age 78, in 1979 in a drowning accident. His son is quoted as saying that ...

Auschwitz & Birkenau Nazi Death Camps

A travel blog entry by brent_n_dani on Aug 13, 2012

1 comment, 56 photos

... Auschwitz one were found upon liberation.

Through the gates & running down the centre of the camp is the railway line that brought the masses of people that were destined to die & it is estimated that 90% met that destiny. In the middle of the camp there is one sole train carriage that was used, again it is hard to imagine the horror of this carriage being overloaded with people.

From the train the camp commander decided who was to live a little ...

Auschwitz I and Auscwhitz II-Birkenau

A travel blog entry by abbyandmorry on Jun 26, 2011

The Trip to Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau It is hard to write about what we saw today, so I will do so over the next couple of posts.  For now, I am going to simply provide helpful information to those who want to visit.  While immensely difficult, it is well worth the time...and one should allow lots of time. What we learned from another blog was that during the months April-October, individuals cannot visit Auschwitz I between the hours of 10am-3pm.  You can only ...

On Complications

A travel blog entry by addicted2travel on May 19, 2010

20 photos

... in water all throughout the region...what if we got stuck in Krakow or it was flooded worse than where we were? Vienna? But it would mess up all our reservations, and again, tracks were flooded everywhere. With our continued luck, we couldn't get the phone at the hotel to work with international calls to find out about some trains with our rail passes. We ended up at the nearby tourist info across the street where they told us some train info if ...

Friends, Fun, and... Fake Murders!

A travel blog entry by meluebke on Nov 07, 2009

... to sing and/or perform their announcement. It was so funny to listen to Anna from Minnesota rap her announcement about Bible study or Marek, the student intern for Zabrze, sing about our day.

Off to a great start!

While everyone else started to warm-up for rehearsal, the band got together to rehearse a winter medley. Yup, that's right! We are performing a winter medley come mid-November. We will be singing Jingle Bells, Sleigh Ride, O Tannenbaum, and ...