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... s Mother's siblings so that makes them all cousins of Paul....and then their children and grandchildren and great grandchildren!
Next out came some, what we described as like a sort of Sausage Roll and some Beetroot Soup (Barszcz) in a small mug.
Carmen had heard about this Soup and was very keen to try it. Both girls loved everything that was served up to them. Me, well I could not do the Soup but I did try it.
So much chatter and Paul did a brilliant job, ...
... before they left. Two Polish architects, Piotr Lewicki & Kazimieriz Latak, have created an inspirational memorial to symbolise this process – 70 large metal chairs randomly located around the square, half of which are illuminated at night.
*We later eat in the Kazmieriz district in an Israeli restaurant called Hummus & Happiness. It’s logo states ‘Make Hummus,not War’ - great food and a great ethos.
*A few more ...
December 2013-January 2014
I just returned from Poland- specifically Krakow! What an experience!
Truthfully, I had no idea what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. In Poland the churches are full, the people seem happy and it is overflowing with history.
Put Poland at the TOP of your bucket list. I spent most of my time in Krakow (which I quickly learned is pronounced KrakoV by the locals) and the surrounding area. Blessed Pope ...
... stay and take it in.
The view that stuck with me was the view of the a family home just outside the barbed wire fence with a direct view of the chamber, this was the home of the head warden of the camp and he lived in that house with his family. From the lovely front veranda you can see straight into the camp.
We then had a lunch break and headed to the next site on the bus, the Burkenau camp. This camp had largely ...
... Ghettos Square, Schindler's Factory, and Corpus Christi Basilica where there was a service being held. We went in for a few minutes, and I was overwhelmed by the beauty of the enormous Gothic boat-shaped high altar, the choir chanting high in the mezzanine and the ancient pipe organ music echoing in the lofty ceiling that was covered with dramatic baroque paintings. Beautiful! *tears*