Novotel Katowice Centrum
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- Minbar in room
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Jen and I went to Auschwitz today, Pete and I had been six years ago but I was fine going with her a second time and it is an interesting, though of course very sad, place. The Auschwitz/Birkenau complex is an hour from Katowice, Andy dropped us off and we had time to watch an information film about the camps before the English language tour at 11.30, going around both camps took a little over three hours.
The guide was quite ...
After driving from Krakow to the city of Katowice, we visited the concentration camp Auschwitz.
Very interesting but depressing. It was raining in the afternoon which gave it an even more sombre atmosphere. We stayed in a wonderful Best Western Hotel. Must ...
... I was pretty prepared for what lay ahead of us. There is something that makes you very thoughtful when you are there, you imagine what it would be like if that had been you or your family. We have all heard the horror stories and seen the pictures, but when you are where it really happened, you look into the eyes of the people in those pictures and you can see them as real people. We saw the rooms stacked up high with ...
... pretty basic and all facts we had heard countless times before. The only thing I learned was that there was a work barrack that was used to sprt through the belongings of the victims in search of things of value to be sent to the Nazis. It was called 'Canada’ because our country was considered rich due to our gold mines. Dan mentioned that he believed if Hitler had been successful in conquering all of Europe, he would have certainly gone after Canada next. Scary thought. Then ...
... if we have any ‘uniformed’ nuns any more. Of course Krakow is a pilgrimage site for Polish-born Pope John Paul II, and more so that he's going to be beatified - sainthood = tourism for sure. There are lots of horses and carriages, it would be a lovely way to see the city I think. We wandered back to the city centre and stopped at a place that had table service, but also had a grill that you lined up for with big sausages, shaslik (pork ...