Oberza Sasiadow Apartments
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... into an infamous hellhole. The town is still there and life goes on, although undoubtedly with a tone different than before the Nazis. The dachau where the Camp Commandant, Hoess, lived with his wife and family had been "requisitioned" from a Polish family in 1940. It returned to their possession after the war and descendents live there still.
It was a quiet group in the van on the ride back to Krakow through more pastoral countryside. We were dropped ...
Yes here we are again. Still from Poland.
Sooo much more to say but truly I could not get it all down in words.
Not enough hours in the day!
Our weather is still very humid.
Nobody has air conditioning and so there is not a lot of difference from outside to inside.
Well that is not quite true, but is is Summer right?.
Our emotional roller coaster continues and each day brings us more excitement and more news about the family.
... and prompted stories from our hosts about their grandparents experiences including one who had lived in Birkenau concentration camp, and another who had hidden Jewish children in the barn. Friday Brad was a bit better, though not well enough to care it was Julia's birthday so she made him climb a mountain. We headed off to Zakopane, and did the easy walk which was the shortest and with plenty portaloos on the way. We took it easy and made it to a beautiful ...
... Mary. It is huge and beautiful. Just out front of the basilica there were some vents blowing air on the ground and a flock of pigeons had taken up residence in front of the air. The air was not warm but the birds would not move for anything... not even if you almost stepped on them.
We walked up to the top of the old town and saw the barbican wall and passed through an old city gate. There was supposed to be a traditional market somewhere near there but we ...
... the town.
Krakow is one of the largest cities in Poland. It was actually the capital from 1038-1596 and was not destroyed during World War II, like Warsaw. The beauty of the buildings is breathtaking. Market Square is touted as the largest medieval square in the whole of Europe. In December it contains the Christmas market. They were still in full swing at the end of December, you could buy gingerbread, hot sausages, sheepskin coats, gloves, toys, beautiful ...