The Secret Garden Hostel
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Very nice and relaxing apartment.
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... hostel and find another, cheaper one in Krakow. This hostel had been one of our more expensive but because of the free food we had been able to justify it. For the next few days however we would be enjoying some birthday treats and wouldn't be able to make the free dinners. After settling in at our new hostel we headed out to wander around the Jewish District and visit the local flea market. We then climbed back up to the castle to wander around now that we weren't so cold and ...
... I don't know if all the things were done but a mechanic is the same the world over and I felt better afterwards.
They spent the morning at the Schindler museum. He was a German man who ran a factory in Krakow in the Second World War making pots and other metal things. He employed lots of Jewish people to keep them safe from being sent to prison camps.
They saw lots ...
... were all single storey with poor ventilation, making them freezing in winter and hot in summer. They were crammed with triple bunk beds with hundreds sharing one building. There was only one toilet block with roughly 100 toilets which had to be emptied by prisoners.
After an hour as Birkenau our visit was complete. It’s hard to sum up the visit with words. I’m really glad I did the visit, to say I enjoyed it is probably the wrong word. The history part ...
... one block. From the tower you can see the breadth of this camp. There are a couple of blocks still standing through which you can walk. Although it had five crematoriums, none now remain. The average life expectancy of this camp was three months.
We again joined the Jewish group in a prayer circle, this time standing on the railroad tracks just as they entered the camp.
This tour only took half the day, but it was draining emotionally. ...
... like many eateries in Brazil. It's a great place to try Polish food actually as you pay for the weight you eat =) Hopefully they will have a website up soon, otherwise, be sure you check out this place.
My current roommate is from Brazil (so when I saw we, I do mean we as in two people) who shares many interests in traveling and blogging, hence my Krakow blogs may seem to contain more reviews, but then again, I think it's nice to read first hand about places to check out, ...