Hotel Silvia

ul Knurowska 17, Zabrze, Southern Poland, 41-800, Poland | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen


... watch the execution of both the child and the mother before meeting their own inevitable demise: being shot in the back of the neck, or hanged. A gas chamber was next, with the attached furnace. This was a small one: only able to gas and cremate about a thousand people per hour. The holes in which the gas was pumped were pointed out to us by the guide. From there we were taken by bus to Auschwitz II - a much larger camp - where we were shown the remains ...

Aushwitz Birkenau concentration camp

A travel blog entry by kiwisabroad


Aushwitz Birkenau is a place that should be visited at least once in a life time. It is hard to put in to words as it is something you need to see for yourself. Here are a few pictures of what the camp looks like today. We have learnt a lot of history while travelling Europe both interesting and ...

Auschwitz.... The Holocaust

A travel blog entry by flying.kiwis


A sombre start to the day with a visit to Auschwitz in the pouring rain. We took a guided tour through the camp and learnt about the horrible history of the place. So hard to believe it only happened some 60 years ago! Saw the conditions in which the inmates lived and even walked through the gas chambers which definately brought a tear to the eye. The weather matched our mood and the atmosphere of the place, so overall a very sad morning for us ...

On Complications

A travel blog entry by addicted2travel


... name of the city. We started to get the idea that it wasn't going to stop where we needed so about 20 seconds before it left, we hopped off. There we stood on the cold and windy platform at 5:45 with no idea how to get to Oświęcim. The poorly labeled platforms and schedules (completely in Polish) were no help. We found a man that spoke some English and he told us to take the 6:35pm train. We had some time before then so we lugged our ...

Friends, Fun, and... Fake Murders!

A travel blog entry by meluebke

... 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 ...


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