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- Shuttle bus service
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Multilingual staff
- Room service
- Non-smoking hotel
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... time the train started off again it let out a horn that sounded like a dying duck... The guy who sat with us slept most of the way but woke up near the end and asked us jokingly if we would "knock him out." Anyways we did make it to Krakow.
Our first day in the city we took a 2 hour bus to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp. It was way way way bigger than either of us thought it was going to be. ...
... uncovered a number of graves, with rather weird vampire stories attached to these graves. A very interesting part of the exhibition was the range of videos retelling Poland’s history. Unfortunately I was not able to take any photos as cameras are not permitted inside. But if you want to see more here is the website ...
Krakow was a walled city surrounded by a huge moat which protected citizens from Tatar attacks. The Barbican (a large, round, defensive fort) was outside the walls and guarded the long bridge leading to the city gates. The Barbican is still standing along side a short section of the city wall. The moat itself has been turned into a walking, biking, sitting park with paths and flowers called the Planty. We walked along the Planty, then headed in ...
... a million Jews had been “processed” at Treblinka, a tiny clearing in the middle of nowhere in the Polish woods.
I wasn’t prepared for the reality of a death camp. I had pictured a vast camp with barracks, where only the weak and frail were “selected” for immediate death. Here death is instant, unavoidable, complete – whole communities are gone only hours after they board the train with no trace and no witnesses.
... hour and day Pope John Paul II died) in four directions. There is a legend that says the trumpeter warned the city of a mongol invasion before being shot by an archer midway through the song which is why it ends on a broken note. The truth is that the trumpet wasn't even around back then so the reson for it ending on a broken note isn't really known apart from that this is how the song goes. That evening we ate dinner at the hostel then James and I went to the Greg and Toms Beer ...