Travel Blogs from Teplice
... in a few months, a small segment of the public face of Terezin underwent a radical transformation.
A smattering of the young and healthy were put on extra rations and fattened up. Athletes also received an increase in their calories per day. Their bedrooms were freshly painted and no more than three to a room were in evidence while the reality was dozens were crammed into small barracks rooms before and after the visit.
Flowers were planted ...
... to Koenigstein. We found the Fusten Express to go up there for 3 euros per person. We didn't buy the return ticket...
We took an open top bus first then a little red train. The entrance fee for the fortress was 8 euros per person. It used a big lift that can fit 60 people or a car. The towers and fortress weren't too impressive. I grew tired listening to the audio guide :P The view was amazing. ...
... to be disinfected by steaming. Once in the shower they never knew if the guards (who controlled all water flow) would burn them with hot water, freeze them with cold, or turn the water off once they were all covered in soap, which was a favorite of theirs to do. Regardless of which they chose, after the shower prisoners were handed back the wet clothes to put on, no opportunity to dry themselves,
Meals would often be water and some bread in the morning, and then some soup for ...
... camps in the end.
The other interesting fact about Terezin is that the Nazis used it to parade around the Red Cross to show them how merciful they were treating the Jews, and that they weren't doing anything wrong (as rumours were flying about their mistreatment). In the walled city, they gathered up the smartest and most artistic of Jews, built a cinema, soccer pitch and all kinds of recreational activities. There was ...
... and... WOW! So great! It is really helping me brush up on German. I am starting at the beginning, and most of it seems to be pretty easy, but there is definitely some stuff to work on, so it is really great to finally have a website that is helping and is free.
Ummm... yeah.. I don't know, it seems like I should mention more, but today was just kind of a day to myself, just enjoying the sun and some ...
Other places to stay in Teplice
Vrchlickeho 1243 / 17, Teplice | 4 star hotelfrom $87
U Hadich L_zni 1153/44, Teplice | Hotelfrom $127
Zamecke namisti 136, Teplice | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Teplice | 4 star hotelfrom $95
Laubeho namEsti 4/258, Teplice | 3 star hotelfrom $63
Stara Duchcovska, 28, Teplice | Hotelfrom $39
U Novych lazni 3270, Teplice | 4 star hotelfrom $84