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

Never Again With Me

A travel blog entry by samcohon on Jan 27, 2015

14 comments, 10 photos

... courage, endangering their own lives to save Jews.

“They lit a moral torch in the face of oppression by darkness.”

He concluded, “I would add an 11th commandment after the universally recognized 10: Thou shalt never be a bystander.”

Steven Spielberg was here, too, having produced an elegant little 15-minute film “Auschwitz” that was part of the ceremony. The film noted that the accidental ...


A travel blog entry by lisabott on Aug 28, 2012

13 photos

... bar and my cow spotted Happy Cow bar. We didn't get into Warsaw until late so we went right into town for dinner. All of couples went out together and I had a delicious drink called a Green Snake. We were calling it dragon's breath for my love of the dragon in Krakow. It was vodka, peppermint and sprite. The Polish definitely know how to make good vodka! I can't believe tomorrow is already the last day of our tour, it went by so ...

Auschwitz Extermination camp.

A travel blog entry by 92.days.vagrant on May 24, 2011

2 comments, 148 photos

... the gas chamber for about ten seconds and were done. Our group consisted of about 30 people and we were constantly intersected by the other groups, who were just as large. With people everywhere and all the talking, pushing, bumping into people, laughing, smoking, the not-so-interesting guide coupled with the lack of actual information in each section, we were not feeling the severity that we thought Auschwitz deserved. The first part of the tour lasted about an hour and a half and ...

Auschwitz and Birkenau

A travel blog entry by sueandjeremy on Mar 03, 2010

2 photos

... efficiency at its best/worst.

The piles of shoes, spectacles, cases and clothes left behind by those who died are very moving. All the signs that describe what you are seeing are written in a very detached, unemotional, factual manner, which is good.

I think that what affected us most here was the punishment cell area and the Death Wall. We didn't know that not only were prisoners killed in the gas chambers and by medical experimentation, but they were also ...

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 ...