Aparthotel Maly Krakow
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... for night after night, with them still working in various roles during the day. Another tiny cell was sealed and used for suffocation of many crammed within.
We stopped briefly at the firing wall for a couple of minutes of respectful silence.
This underground basement area was the first location at Auschwitz where a trial was conducted of the use of the chemical Cyclon B. The cellars were sealed and around 600 Soviet POW's and 250 of the sick ...
... checked into our hostel and got lunch (a chicken kebab paid for by once again a new currency, Zloty). At around 2:00 we took a free walking tour of the Jewish quarters of the city. This tour took showed us the old synagogues, squares, markets, and the ghetto of the Jewish citizens. This tour was the beginning of my journey back in time to the beginning of the holocaust. What immediately struck me about this area of the city is how run down and old some of ...
... The thought is so macabre and disgusting. This is where I saw the most tears. The stories of the psychology behind the SS, which is typical of any dictatorship are what I found the most disturbing. They deliberately sought to break their spirit. If someone broke the rules everyone was punished. If someone was hung, their bodies were left on public display as a deterrent. They all spoke different languages, coming from many different parts of Europe, ...
... of until I tried to use my hood. - Diane
The Zapiekanki was interesting, but so was the area we went to get it. As Diane stated, it was in Kazimierz. The food was served out of a building formerly used as a poultry slaughterhouse before the war. Apparently, the area was kind of dormant for a while, but is becoming more and more vibrant. A lot of Synagogues, but also a lot of hip bars, clubs and restaurants. We also walked on ...
... although the people moving through its doors and hallways back then had a very different purpose.
Moving on, I wandered through a curious raised section which contained a number of smaller houses in a more rural Polish style. These properties seemed empty and unused, and were covered in graffiti; but they had once been part of an SS pleasure compound, complete with bars and a brothel. Even the most earnest of killers need to let their hair down ...