Hotel Silvia

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 - Birkenau Concentration Camps

A travel blog entry by hippler on Oct 06, 2014

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... capable of - both the evil and the goodness.

We happened to be at the camps on the 70th anniversary of an uprising in which one of the Crematoria was destroyed by the Jews on the special work camps that helped to kill other Jews. Over 400 of them were killed during that uprising. They would have been killed regardless.

One interesting thing that Margaret told us was that a survivor told ...

Auschwitz

A travel blog entry by hannahteebay on Jul 04, 2012

... of the war and why it happened, this is simple, and yet explosive. One of the exhibits was simply tonnes of human hair which had been shaved from the Jewish and other captives as they had entered the camp, that the Germans had hoped to one day use in their textile industry. Another room showed all of the personal belongings – thousands upon thousands of pairs of shoes, of all different sizes; thousands of pots and pans, and jackets and suitcases, and hairbrushes and eyeglasses. ...

Auschwitz I

A travel blog entry by k8ttie on Nov 06, 2010

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... the Soviets liberated the camps. This part of the tour was so overwhelming, I cannot even begin to explain it. Standing in the room where so many utterly terrified people waited for the Zyklon B (cyanide-based pesticide) crystals to be dropped in from wholes in the roof...I can't describe the feeling very well, it is one of those moments I know will stick in my memory forever.

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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 ...

Overwhelmed

A travel blog entry by meluebke on Nov 07, 2009

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... the images that I saw and that keep replaying in my mind. I'd love to have a conversation with anyone upon my return, however. I would rather talk to you about my experience than write about it. I want to make it a personal experience for those of you that may never have the opportunity to travel there. Let me know when you want to talk.

However, I'd like to provide you with a brief history of Auschwitz in this post. I'm not sure how long ...

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