Mercure Zamosc Stare Miasto Hotel
Travel Blogs from Zamosc
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.< …
... quite sad to see it not attended to. It was really interesting to see. We made a quick stop at Krasnobrod but didn't go in the church as people were just leaving a service. Back in Bilgoraj we visited an ambitious development of a village/retail area that would have that old town feel. It would be great to see it finished. Back at Andrzej's we had a lunch of stuffed roast and mashed potato which was quite divine. With a headache Raewyn rested for the afternoon while Pieter went out ...
... up and we heard a trumpet playing from the tower. He played to 3 sides of the tower. The one he didn't play to was in the direction of Krakow. There had been some rivalry in the past. Zamosc had been a kingdom of its own. We went to the synagogue that was housing an art exhibition, but it was not worth the 7pln to get in. The guy at reception was more interested in his video games that attending to visitors. At 1pm we met Kristoff the postcard collector, ...
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 ...
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