Qubus Hotel Lodz
Travel Blogs from Lodz
... However we felt we could not pass within kilometres of Auschwitz and not go to remember the 1.5 million victims of the Nazi Genocide who died there.
*Auschwitz is made up of 2 main museum areas separated by a couple of kilometres. Auschwitz 1 was formerly a large garrison of the Polish army & was taken over by the Nazis when they invaded Poland. Auschwitz 2 / Birkenau was purpose built by the ...
... with a few minutes to spare and safely onto the train. We had to go back to Warsaw before catching the overnight train over to Prague. When we got to Warsaw it was a bit confusing with our tickets. for a few minutes I was freaking out but then we found a nice police officer who helped us find the right platform and we got safely on the train.
OK so for a while now, I have been hyping up train travel to Amanda and about how fun it is, ...
... many people on bikes with dresses, especially in Barcelona, so it didn't phase me and I didn't want to go back to our hostel to change. Long story short about biking with a dress...I got many crazy looks, I might have flashed everyone in the town of Lodz on accident, and I was freezing cold because as the day went on the weather got cold and windy. (I needed mom's and Craig's weather expertise because I never know the weather, I Just look at the sky when ...
... There were very few war time houses. Most building were blocks of flats from the communist time.
We went back to the hotel and they had a walk into the town. It was quite different from home. Willow found a really brilliant shop full of wool,thread and lovely things to sew with. They went into a pretty church.
The rest of the afternoon was spent having massarges, writing and swimming.
... our battle with the mean streets of Lodz. We managed to find the ghetto at last, and discovered that a large proportion of it had been transformed in the 1950s into a communist ghetto: the model flats now looking far from utopian. The traffic got worse. Many junctions seemed to involve keenly fought stand-offs where nobody seemed to know what was going on. I became irritated with my guide book, whose descriptions of "grassy squares" and imposing buildings fell well short of the mark. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility