Witek Hotel and Conference Centre
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Yes here we are again. Still from Poland.
Sooo much more to say but truly I could not get it all down in words.
Not enough hours in the day!
Our weather is still very humid.
Nobody has air conditioning and so there is not a lot of difference from outside to inside.
Well that is not quite true, but is is Summer right?.
Our emotional roller coaster continues and each day brings us more excitement and more news about the family.
... a room that contained the hair of thousands of victims. All people who entered the camp had there hair cut off and right there in front of me proved that millions of people had died. We walked through a gas chamber and it really was an emotionally exhausting experience, it is not even possible for me to put myself in their place because I can't imagine that the world could ever be so cruel. I learned a lot from the tour guide and this place should be on every persons ...
... before the last gasp of breath by the last Jew was taken. They were deceived right to the end. The nazis stripped the Jews literally down to the bone. The bags of belongings were re sold, money and jewellery were stolen, the gold tooth fillings were melted down, the personal soaps were dissolved and reused for laundry purposes, the hair of the women were cut from the deceased bodies and sold for use in mattresses and other products. Even the ashes were used as fertiliser. The camp ...
... doing fine until a middle-aged woman in the front row got hold of one of the microphones and started aggressively ranting about how the Poles are the ones who really suffered. The interpretation started to fall apart as different people tried to interrupt her, but I gather that she was talking about both what she perceives as unfair accusations of anti-Semitism, as well as the fact that Poles also ...
... in London sick it was time to suck it up and head for Amsterdam with my new Contiki family. Nothing like group bonding then to spend first night in the red light district enjoying a few "cultural experiences" (Don't worry mum I didn’t have any relations with those women in the windows). A cruise through the canals and dinner on a floating restaurant was the perfect way to cap off the first stop of the 23 day tour.
Our next destination was Berlin. Walking around the ...