Mercure Zamosc Stare Miasto Hotel
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Today was all about learning more about the Blazer Heritage and trying to find maybe some signs of Jewish life left in the city and surrounding villages.
We started off at the Synagogue which is still undergoing rennovations and rebuildings. There are maybe 2-3 Jews living in Zamosc. What used to be a city of 80% Jewish is now down to 2 or 3.< …
... which the church was built. It wasn't a pine, it was deciduous tree. Back at the church we could the beautiful colour of wood in the interior. Outside we a nice ice cream. We took another nature walk to a dam nearly. The village had no electricity so contrived their own hydroelectric scheme. Andrzej went to great lengths to show us an old jewish cemetery. It was signposted until the reached the paddock in question which was surrounded by other paddocks. It was completely overgrown ...
Our day started with a lovely breakfast with the family. We were served pancakes with fruit, including kiwifruit, and lots of cream. Then we headed off to Zamosc, A beautiful UNESCO town. When we arrived there the weather wasn't great. Andrzej showed us around, beautifully decorated buildings and an impressive main square. We went to the museum on the square. It was very interesting, inside an old house with original features. When we came out the weather ...
We had another lovely breakfast at the Hotel Victoria. After breakfast we got our bags, checked out and waited in the lobby for Andrzej. Andrzej is a friend of Pieter's. They trade postcards, and he invited us to come stay for a couple of days with his family. Andrzej arrived with Paul who came as a translator. Both are teachers. They asked us what we would like to do today and we said we would like to go to Majdanek concentration camp. ...
For once you have tasted flight, you will walk the Earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been and there you will long to return. -Leonardo da Vinci As always today was an adventure. We drove a half hour to Tomy, the church. This church was amazing. To the left was their coffee shop. The use to be so old theater, but they renovated themselves. The service was phenomenal. They had ...