Vestina Hotel

ul. Malinka 35, Wieliczka, Southern Poland, 43-460, Poland | Hotel
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This hotel is located on ul. Malinka 35, Wieliczka.
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Travel Blogs from Wieliczka

Krakow, Auschwitz and a wander across the border!

A travel blog entry by nickyandian on Nov 14, 2012

... to 1.5 million people killed at Auschwitz so the grounds had a very eerie feel to them. Below are some of the main things we learnt on our tour:

  • People were told that they were being re-settled when they were moved to the camps so they took their best possessions with them, e.g. pots, pans etc.
  • 7 tonnes of hair and 80,000 shoes were found at Auschwitz after the Holocaust was over. The hair, shoes, pots and pans along with suitcases used by victims, were ...

Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by maryandjeff on Aug 24, 2012

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... depth of 64 meters. It didn’t feel too creepy as long as we didn’t think too much about what we were actually doing (climbing down deep within a mine with limited access of getting out). It helped that our tour guide had a great sense of humour who kept us moving along with anecdotes of past visitors lost within the mine when they ventured off on their own discoveries (we all stuck close together – very effective technique for not losing ...

The Wieliczka Salt Mines

A travel blog entry by ruthbarz on Jul 09, 2012

7 photos

... that the salt mines were cool, but two hours was a long time to listen to the history and look at reenactments of things that happened there. There were statues of all the famous people who visited (who cares?). But there was also reinforcement of the mines with wood. Some of it was so old that it became petrified, which was the intent, so that it was really strong. The coolest part was definitely the ...

Down in the salt mines

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg on Jul 06, 2012

2 comments, 14 photos

... which was worth more than gold back in the day. Huh, not the same these days! The horses had it much worse. The horses brought down never saw the surface again, they lived down there, worked down there and died down there. There was only one exception to this, the last horse who worked down there was brought up sometime in the late 70’s (we think, remember facts in this blog are sometimes a bit iffy).

There are a number of lakes in the mines, of course, they ...

Krakow Schindler Style

A travel blog entry by evanvanderploeg on Jul 04, 2012

2 comments, 8 photos

... We walked through the Jewish ghetto and learnt about the history of the Jewish people from Krakow, particularly the history from WWII. We learnt that the word ghetto originally meant the area where the Jewish people lived and did not imply a slum. We also visited some of the locations where scenes from Schindler’s list were filmed. We also saw some of the remains of the wall that surrounded the ghetto. The top of the wall was shaped like a series ...