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... interactive displays, re-creations etc. The quality of the information and displays was first class, but exhausting to take it all in. When we emerged, the weather was clearing. We wandered around the main square in the evening, had dinner and crashed out after a huge day. Wednesday was even more full on, we went out to Auschwitz and Birkenau. The weather had improved which was good for outdoor sightseeing. Despite ...
... the cold) Past the barbed wire electrified fences and railway tracks And wooden bunk beds, and toilets Where people considered that to be good work to do - To clean out the toilets because they would be warm, And past the guard stations, and the place where everyone was counted each day, Past the execution point where people were shot And the boarded up windows where no one could see who shot who And people just disappeared, The sheer horror of it all, Past ...
... me straight to the toilet.
The hostel was amazing, and easily one of the best I have stayed at during my trip. I was given the recommendation by a fellow traveler I met in Split, Croatia and the hostel was pretty much word for word how he described it. Mosquito hostel was amazing not only was it clean, safe and in a great location, all the staff were brillant and basically made the hostel what it was! The staff created an amazing atmosphere unlike any I ...
... back of the head. We saw the gallows where dead Jews would hang for days as a reminder to others. We saw the hanging poles, where Jews would have their hands tied behind their backs and were then hung until their shoulders popped. Walking back through the entrance of the camp, I was thankful to have had this learning experience, even at the emotional cost of standing at the site where all of these atrocities had been committed. I felt heavy, tired, and a bit sick ...
... also know as Auschwitz 2).
Similar to the Khmer Rouge in Cambodia, we had heard of what went on in World War two and Hitler's regime but we couldn't really say we understood what scale or impact this had on the Jews, Europe and the world as a whole. Even after a 3 hour guided tour of Auschwitz 1 and 2, the topic is too huge to grasp and comprehend completely in one day.
I think this passage written on a sign I read captures the essence of it: ...