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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... the feeling joy that swept over me. There is just something special about being with someone that you don’t have to try with. We don’t constantly have to get to know each other and just having the other person there in silence is so comforting, even though if you know us you know there was no silence anywhere to be found. We immediately went and checked into our hostel (Mosquito Hostel). We went walking around the main square in Krakow and ...
Being there and seeing how small the railroad cars were that transported 80 people, without food, water or bathroom facilities was beyond comprehension. We were especially stuck by the level of psychology that was used to keep people from panicking.
We returned to Krakow around 3, with time for a few of us to take a cab to the Schindler Factory Museum. I was still feeling tired and sore from the hike, but decided ...
... went to the Salt Mine which is the coolest generic tourist activity we have done so far. It is a 250km mine underground that has been worked in for 6000 years. We walked down 60 floors of stairs ( I found it best not to think about it too much to avoid claustrophobic anxiety, but looking down from the top stair was pretty freaky, all you could see was spirally stairs down into darkness, I have put a photo in the album from the top of the stairs but it doesn't do ...
... the camp. We finished the tour by looking at the bunks and toilet facilities onsite. The bunks are three high and nothing but wooden slats that would have been covered in straw. The best spots were up top, taken by the strong as this way you were safe from the excrement of people who had diarrhea. The toilets were nothing more than a long trough with a circular hole cut out in the middle. The prisoners were given 30 seconds to finish up before having to move on. Often this was not ...
Krawkow offered 2 free walking tours so we started with the Old Town in the morning meeting in the Main Market Square, in front of St Mary's Church. Walking from the square we went with a large group to the outer walls of the city. The Barbican Fortress, alongside the marine trance to Krakow, the Florian Gate, sit here untouched by any ravages of war just like most of Krakow. There are some stories that Krakow was left untouched after the wars because ...