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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... It was a quiet day for us as we privately contemplated what we had been shown. That night was also quiet. We hung out at the hostel then caught a very full train to Budapest. A trip in reverse for over four hundred thousand Hungarian Jews who died at Auschwitz. May they rest in ...
... definitely does a good job of conveying what took place, and on what scale. But I don't think you can ever truly get a sense of what life what truly like for those people interred. Photographs can never do them justice.
The bit that really got me was at the end, when we went out to the sleeping barracks and the tour guide was explaining how the hundreds occupants, many of which were suffering from disease and starvation diarrhoea, had to sleep crammed ...
... more impressed by the size of the beams of wood holding the 3 tonne bells up.
We exited via Dragon's Den (just a short cave with a folktale about a dragon) and headed back to our bus stop.
Poland racked up one more point for the day when we discovered delicious icecream only costs $1 AUS per scoop... YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY (such a pleasant change from Scandinavian prices). Ice-cream everyday for Cory (and I suppose the boys too) from now on!
... a restaurant at the side of the markets. We did go inside as we have learnt that you don't get smokers! The restaurant was called the Cafe Europoja and for a chance cafe it was a real find! Alex had soup, which was presented in a large bread roll and it was delicious! He also ordered pasta, but that was a mistake because he was so full from the soup! Sarina and I shared an entree of fried goats cheese coated in almond, and that was superb! Then I had ...
... went to the toilet. This is supported by huge posters of actual photos. We were shown into rooms that now house enormous piles of shoes, hair and shaving brushes. Shoes and suitcases with people's id written on them. The most raw sight was the pile of human hair. Prisoner's bodies were shaved and the hair was used to stuff mattresses etc. we then went onto the gas chambers........ You hear the stories, read the books and watch the movies but nothing prepares you for actually ...