Hotel Polonia

Address: ul. Kochanowskiego 3, Katowice, Southern Poland, 40-035, Poland | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on ul. Kochanowskiego 3, Katowice.
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Travel Blogs from Katowice

Auschwitz, part 2

A travel blog entry by laurenmichaud on Oct 18, 2014

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... to three bodies were piled on a trolley at a time and inserted into an oven. At Auschwitz, combined, the five crematoria, each with multiple ovens, could cremate 5,500 persons a day. This job fell to the Sonderkommandos. The Sonderkommando is that group of Jews singled out to deal with their coreligionists. It is a touchy and difficult subject. Someone had to deal with the physical remains of the dead and the SS certainly had no intention of ...

A birthday and a wedding ceremony

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 28, 2013

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... something we thought they had organised because we were visiting and it would be a nice thing to do.

However, when we were all chatting in the living room Andy said he was happy we had come to stay, and in addition to the Mass he and Justyna would be very pleased if we could join them in celebrating their marriage in the Catholic church. Well, you could have knocked me over with a feather – ...

Family day

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on Sep 24, 2013

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... a little house, two storeys with 24 kids and two teachers. When you pick up your child you press a buzzer, tell them your name, then they bring him downstairs and give a brief report of what he’s done that day. I’m not sure how much outside playing is done, didn’t have a good look around but inside is bright and warm.

In the evening Anna and Jan joined us for a Thai meal, a first for them, and we all enjoyed ...

Humbling Experience

A travel blog entry by tomandscherie on Oct 06, 2011

1 comment, 73 photos

... quickly changed. Not one thing was discarded they found a use for every part of the body that could be removed and even the ashes.The killing/shooting wall was another horrific thing to see - covered in fresh flowers I guess from victims families visiting, along with the hanging posts which where at one time pride of place in the roll call yard. The average life expectancy in the camp was three months. The one thing that really ...

Krakow for the day

A travel blog entry by laceys.log on May 08, 2011

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... m sure they do.

More narrow, winding staircases followed when we went to the castle walls and down through a narrow spiral to caves at river level, reputedly the lair of Smok the dragon. According to legend Smok could only be stopped from destroying the countryside by sacrificing young maidens to him, and eventually the only one left was the king’s daughter. Desperate to save her the king promised her in marriage to anyone who could ...