Olimpijski Hotel

Address: 2a Chemikow St., Oswiecim, Southern Poland, 32-600, Poland | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on 2a Chemikow St., Oswiecim, is near Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation.
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    Travel Blogs from Oswiecim

    Visiting Auschwitz: The Second Entry

    A travel blog entry by christinewesten on Jun 03, 2015

    4 comments, 10 photos

    ... where piles of bodies were burned and through stands of trees where people waited to enter the gas chambers. Nothing really prepares you for the enormity of the camp. In all directions, the buildings, or foundations of buildings with chimneys still standing, stretch about as far as you can see. When you walk all the way to the rear of the camp, the entrance gate is a speck on the horizon. I had trouble comprehending the ...

    Auschwitz, Horror and Hope.

    A travel blog entry by adventureornone on Oct 05, 2014

    6 photos

    ... living in concentration camps like this in North Korea now. Concentration camps have been in every war. And will always be used to control people while others use violence to oppress and destroy them. Humans are the only species on this planet who kill because they can. The sinful nature of mankind is clearly seen in places like this. One thing we learn from history is we don't learn from history. We caught the bus back after having lunch there. We bought yoghurt ...

    Auschwitz

    A travel blog entry by fergalicious on Sep 27, 2014

    18 photos

    After visiting Dachau last Winter, I wanted to see one of the other significant concentration camps I had heard about. During our tour in the work camp last December, the guide mentioned that there were major changes planned for Auschwitz. She said many of the large collections--prominent exhibits at the camp--would be removed and no longer displayed. Matthew had been there before and told the group that it was a shame since those were ...

    One Month!

    A travel blog entry by juliakozlik on Jul 16, 2014

    1 comment, 10 photos

    ... is really weird, KFC in Poland. But it is actually a really big chain here and it's quite good. It's not like, the one back home. The menu is completely different but the chicken was so good. I think it was actually meat, unlike the ones in America. Haha. Just in the mall there are 3 KFC's and another in the rynek square. Everyone here raves about it. It's crazy to think only a week left,just going to keep exploring and enjoying every minute of being ...

    "The Banality of Evil"

    A travel blog entry by 2aussiesinavan on Aug 16, 2013

    7 photos




    The words of the heading were words used by Hannah Arendt, a holocaust survivor, she coined the phrase "the banality of evil" to describe Eichmann at his 1961 trial in Israel. She raised the question of whether evil is radical or simply a function of thoughtlessness, a tendency of ordinary people to obey orders and conform to mass opinion without a ...

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