Van der Valk Hotel Vught
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Up early for a walk for Prego considering she was going to be left whilst we were at the museum. She had a good run and as we were arriving back at camp, we noticed we'd brought a load of mosquitoes back with us - nice! I nipped to the preordered bread collection to get our baguette (straight from the oven) and our warm croissants. A delish brek with cuppas which was brought to an abrupt end as I ...
I stand accused, so full of guilt and full of shame
And all I've done, was to carry the Jewish name
I could have loved, been full of life, had goals and fame
And now the tears roll down as I look at those walls that contain all those names
And I think...
I knew them, I loved them,
I'd given my life just to save them
The children, I'd hold them
Camp Vught was a Transition Concentration camp. It still has the same fence and posts of the walls. It was opened so that people could see what was going on in the camp, yet no one did anything to stop it!
Socialism was not a success in Amsterdam. Hitler was in power, and the ideals against the Jews had started.
The ladies kept their hair here in this camp, but all of the men were shaven. The nazi's wanted to remove their identity!
The bunker was a prison within ...
... was with Cees Batenburg, SVP of Global Accounting, where he explained all about how finances are managed on a global level for the company. Managing the finances of a global company does not seem to be an easy job. After learning so much about the different payment systems and the difficulties in getting payments quickly, it was interesting to hear about how global accounting works.
We then met with Heinz ...
... it's been an endurance test rather than enjoyable.
About 10:30am I ventured out into the sun, set to explore the city a bit more and with a shopping focus this time. I needn't have rushed to get out as I found 99% of the shops were closed until at least midday (some didn't open at all). So I wandered the streets a bit further afield and by chance, found a shop selling marimekko products. It was closed so I told myself I'd go back later in the day - which I did ...