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... first and oldest was the so-called "main camp," later also known as "Auschwitz I" (the number of prisoners fluctuated around 15,000, sometimes rising above 20,000), which was established on the grounds and in the buildings of prewar Polish barracks; The second part was the Birkenau camp (which held over 90,000 prisoners in 1944), also known as "Auschwitz II" This was the largest part of the Auschwitz complex. The Nazis began building it in 1941 on the ...
... actual fire every 4 minutes. It is on a timer. The statue is supposed to commemorate a Polish legend about a dragon that required a sacrifice in the form of a young woman to eat every year. When it came to be the king’s turn to offer up his daughter, he refused but the dragon kidnapped her anyway, so he offered his daughter’s hand in marriage to anyone who would rescue her and slay the dragon. So, a knight did just that.
One of the days we were ...
... was incredible. It was such an amazing contrast to go from a place so lacking in mercy and love the day before to experiencing and seeing God's incredible mercy and love towards us in all of our sin here at the shrine. Love and Mercy is stronger than sin and death and will always conquer, no matter how bleak the circumstances.
It was then our last day in Poland. We started by having a Latin High Mass in the main cathedral (which contains blood from JPII when ...
Breaky at the Ibis Hotel and once again, ham off the bone and cheese toasties. I cant seem to get away from them, although im not trying to hard lol. Sweet sleep, and ready for yet another big day. On the Bus ride to Aushwitz, the Polish concentration camp our tour manager set the mood by playing somber music. I didn't really notice too much, but you could feel the vibe on the bus shift. Just prior to arriving in Aushwitz, Anna our tour manager explained briefly how the camp come ...
I can't believe my luck with the weather so far. Looking at the five day forecasts on my phone led me to believe that the sun would be moving exactly one day ahead of me leaving me out in the cold but in fact it has been there almost every day which is nice.....I understand blighty is getting warmer also so everybodys ...