Travel Blogs from Gizycko
Shortish ride her yesterday,through pine forests,and very quite roads,it was stunningly beautiful. 270 miles,arriving at our gorgeous hotel,all marble reception,very plush,private parking for bike, Our room had its own private balcony. Last nights meal with wine and beer cost about £7.00. We are travelling into Lithuania ...
... The sides were really steep so they want further hoping to find an easier way down. Near the end of the wall they managed to go down a path worn by other people.
When they got down to the bottom the wall rose up above them out of the wood. It was a colossal structure. They made their way to the entrance and were not prepared for what they saw. A chamber open to the sky and one end extended up and up. They both felt over-awed in different ways. ...
... protected Hitler sufficiently to save his life. As it was, four people were killed, so the explosion itself was lethal enough. The room was largely demolished. Hitler was virtually unscathed, although his trousers were shredded. "Someone tried to kill me," he said later, smiling.
It was easier for the Bomb Plot to succeed than to fail, and Hitler's survival was due to a fortunate of convergence of circumstances. It is worth remembering that the History ...
... and thicker than Ed had imagined. They had about 10m of concrete above a single storey and the walls were 6m thick. They had a great time with the guide scrambling about the remains as it had been blown up by the Nazis when they left.
I said I would tell you more about the man Stauffenberg who was shot in Berlin.
He was an aristocratic officer in the army and a Nazi party supporter. ...
... Germans retreated from the Wolf's Lair, they dynamited the structures to prevent them falling into Russian hands. Today, the site is pretty much as the Russians found it, minus the fixtures and fittings. The gargantuan bunkers are still here, but they are broken and cracked and shattered. Bits of them stand tall and immense, whilst other bits are torn and shredded. Masonry is scattered and tilted and twisted. Ceilings stand on their sides, walls are at crazy angles. ...
Other places to stay in Gizycko
3 Maja 2 Street, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $61
Al Wojska Polskiego 56, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $59
al. Wojska Polskiego 37, Gizycko | 3 star hotelfrom $62
Plac Grunwaldzki 8, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $43
Moniuszki 1, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $39
Guty 9, Gizycko | Hotelfrom $25