President Hotel

12, 3 Maja Street, Bielsko-Biala, Southern Poland, 43-300, Poland | Hotel
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Heavy

A travel blog entry by sverregunnersen

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... our large group to all easily hear our tour guide - a Pole whose uncle had been in Auschwitz and whose parents had narrowly escaped being sent by bribing the right people. Everyone has probably seen a photo of one of the most famous signs in the world, "Arbeit Macht Frei" - Work Makes you Free - but it's quite another thing to see it in person knowing the lie it stood for. We walked to the processing building where new arrivals were stripped down and ...

Poland - Oswiecim (Auschwitz)

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo

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... towards the first crematorium, passing by the place where Rudolf Höss (the Nazi commander of Auschwitz) was sentenced to death by hanging. When we just entered the crematorium we got goose bumps. It was not a good place to be since we knew that so many people had passed away here.

This was the end of the visit to Auschwitz I so we had a little break and then went back the bus that took us to the second camp complex - Auschwitz II - Birkenau.

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A visit to Auschwitz to pay our respects

A travel blog entry by turkey_to_tt

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... When the "final solution" came into being in 1942, it became the site of mass extermination of the Jews, Gypsy (Roma), and Soviet prisoners of war. Although records are not precise, it is believed the Nazis murdered about 1.3 million people at Auschwitz and its close by camp of Birkenau.

When the SS left as the Red Army approached, the Nazis attempted to destroy the gas chambers, ...

Auschwithz - Birkenau

A travel blog entry by tannas

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... stood for a moment and you actually can. There were 4 crematoriums on this site, with only one remaining in ruins after the Nazi Germans tried to destroy it at the end of the war. It wasn't a particularly cold day (it can get to minus 20 in the winter) so I doubt it was wood fires from surrounding towns. There is also a feeling of peace and calm, it is hard to articulate in words. I will leave this here, as I don't want to go ...

The run around / La recorrida

A travel blog entry by journeythrough

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... comida en un supermercado que se sumó a unos pocos 10 euros, y para la cena me ordené el plato más caro del menú que estaba a menos de 5 euros! ¿Qué te parece ese problema? Lástima que no eran coronas checas, ya que podría haber regalado a la pobrecita que perdió 700 euros. Bueno, voy a encontrar a alguien va a Polonia!


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