Hotel Stadion Slaski
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... 243;w. One even went so far as to call us afraid because we wouldn't get in an unseen "cab" with a guy sprucing business at the bus ticket machine. Way too many Taken vibes going on as Laura said. We caught the bus into town which took about an hour and managed to find the place easily, thanks to the maps.me app, a must if you're travelling. We had chosen to stay in an apartment to have a little bit of normalcy for a change. It had a washing machine which meant not ...
Note: for photos of Auschwitz and Birkenau click here: https://flic.kr/s/aHsk211pbr Today I designated as an out trip to the Polish town of Oświęcim. Or as the Germans renamed, Auschwitz. I really wasn't sure I wanted to do this. So much to the point when I missed the train, I almost turned back. But I waited for the next train, and took the hour and half trip from Krakow. First: a bit of back-story. When I was in grade 5, I ...
... the form of the railway line leading into the camp. Guard posts, searchlight enclosures and machine gun nests marked the entrance.
Upon entering the camp enclosure – via the only entrance, and no exit – one comes into an area about 100 acres in area. To the right, are remnants of rows of lodging shelters that housed the prisoners chosen to be worked to death, after the infamous ‘selection’ at the hands of an SS doctor or ...
... article that said if you were disabled or a twin you were put in a separate part of the camp and they'd run scientific experiments on you until you died. So I know what would have happened to me if I was alive in early 1940's! Today was defiantly something ill never forget. It's made me truly great full for what I ...
Not many words to say.
And not many pictures to share either.
Actually, I was very ambivalent about taking pictures here.
Auschwitz Concentration Camps are 1 and 1/2 hours from Krakow by bus.
This is the reason why we came to Poland...because Gabriel wanted to visit this historical site.
At the end of the visit, when we got on the bus to get back to Krakow, Gabriel looked at me and said "Thank you."