Hotel Solny

Address: ul Grottgera 27, Wieliczka, Southern Poland, 32 020, Poland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Wieliczka

Auschwitz and birkenau

A travel blog entry by sjgeller on Apr 27, 2014

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... is a virus, an infestation, industrial and the subject of which are selected groups human beings...Dehumanize. And that my loved ones is exactly what happened. Jews, gypsies, gays, and other enemies, etc were completely de-humanized. They were no longer considered people. (even Jewish prisoners at Birkenau were denied international Red Cross packages when others received them). I previously used the word evil. But it is not the correct ...


A travel blog entry by trishreinten on Jan 26, 2013

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... the tattooing process, the photos they took to identify the prisoners and a sculpture of an emaciated adult and child.

In between block 10 and 11 we saw the "Death Wall". At this wall the SS shot 1000s of prisoners. Block 10 had wooden blinds on the windows to prevent people watching the executions. In this yard prisoners were also flogged and hung.

After this we walked into a gas chamber and crematorium. It was a bit scary. I walked straight ...

58. A Royal City

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz on Jan 06, 2013

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... to every Pole, resounds over the city’s historical district. All of a sudden music comes to an abrupt end. Next the same bugle call is played towards the east, the south, and finally the north. At noon, the whole ritual is broadcast on the Polish national radio. This call, or Hejnal Mariacki, dates back to the Middle Ages when it was announcing the opening and the closing of the city gates. The bugler also played it to warn citizens of fire or enemy ...

Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff on Aug 24, 2012

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... the mine. Despite of our best efforts to sign up with a smaller group, we noticed that our tour group was growing to be about 40 people (not something either one of us wanted to be a part of). We quickly found a French tour group of 7 people and went with them and their tour guide to visit the mines (our time in France was very well spent!).

We initially had to climb down into the mine by staircase (380 steps) to the 1st level of the mine ...

Auschwitz Camp

A travel blog entry by amverco on Jul 19, 2012

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... is too much for us, and we stumbled home in a jolly mood and woke up the next morning with sore heads. The next day we jumped on a bus to Oswiecim (we just found the bus at the Krakow bus station and bought the tickets from the driver) to visit the concentration camp called 'Auschwitz'. This was an eye-opening experience. We viewed the living quarters, the gas chamber and the crematorium next door where the bodies were cremated. The seemingly endless piles of belongings in ...