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... sure if we got the right kind that people were referring to, but it was good. After breakfast, we walked to the Museum of Communism, which is something that I really wanted to go to, and luckily Kelly and Peety were willing to tag along. I ...
A Travel Blog entry by lyndsey-martin from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... up!! The next morning we had another doughnut special for breakfast, stored our bags and set off to find the Museum of Communism. Here we spent a couple of hours going around all the exhibits. The museum presents a ...
A Travel Blog entry by dueduedue from Sighet, Romania
Also in Sighet is the Memorial Museum of the Victims of Communism and of the Resistance. It is housed in the town's former prison. Many of the cells have been converted into exhibition spaces. I recommend you go to http://www.memorialsighet.ro (click ...
A Travel Blog entry by nadyapb from Berlin, Germany
... museum goers. Having grown up in a version of the DDR regime myself, I remember quite a bit even though I was only 9 when communism fell. It took a long time for the vestiges of communism to disappear, and so the trabant car everyone else was clamoring to ...
A Travel Blog entry by kvolsky from Tirana, Tiranė, Albania
... the world and their communist counterparts. In 1948 they vocalized that Yugoslavia had become too liberal in their application of communism causing a distancing from it's neighbor. Close ties developed with the USSR until in 1960's president Enver Hoxha ...
A Travel Blog entry by cashmorev from 10, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
... attempted, somewhat unjustly, to invade the South. If you had seen the killing fields in Cambodia, you would understand why communism may have been feared at that time! I have however concluded that the Americans should not have involved themselves and ...
A Travel Blog entry by andrewy from Gdansk, Poland
... to the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe that occurred in 1989. There is a monument commemorating the fall of Communism as well as a museum filled with films and documents about the events leading up to 1989. The most violent time occurred in 1981 when ...
A Travel Blog entry by billhall from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... , athletic things......just some really cool stuff! We head out from there and visit the Memorial to the Victims of Communism. It's a very well done memorial and has not had the roaring acceptance one would expect because there are still quite a few ...
A Travel Blog entry by durieux from Beijing, China
... cult, with himself at the center, and anybody who did not agree in a labor camp. But until that time, the people wanted communism, they wanted to plow, to build, to construct, to teach in the countryside. They had a purpose. Maybe that's what is missing ...
A Travel Blog entry by mrandmrstopp from Prague, Bohemia, Czech Republic
... Although he still refused to buy any gloves! New coat in place, we walked down the road to the Museum of Communism. After WWII a Russian-backed Communist party came into power, dropping the country into oppressio. Life under the Communist regime ...
A Travel Blog entry by elopfamily from Siem Reap, Cambodia
... school. I'm not sure what Tracy's excuse is. And by the way, Michael took it upon himself to offer the following "communism" explanation to his sisters, "It's when a bunch of people sit around and eat pie all together!" Yeah, we gave our ...
A Travel Blog entry by dresdenfae from Bucharest, Romania
... communism it is always in black and white. They grey building with the grey floor and the grey people confirmed this thought. Communism doesn't just have colors though; it also has a smell, stale cigarettes. It smells like that everywhere, even where ...
A Travel Blog entry by ninani from Hanoi, Ha Nội, Vietnam
... “Vietnam uses state to the art equipment to build its great empire” … what shall you say? Long live communism! Surprising only that if communism is so great only 10% of the Vietnamese are actually supporting the communistic party?!),I ...
A Travel Blog entry by tracyben from Prague, Czech Republic
Today we visited the Museum of Communism... at first we weren't going to go inside because it cost $8 (are we are cheap), but decided it would be good to learn! We are really glad to did. It provided a pretty thorough history on the communist ways... ...
A Travel Blog entry by specialk35 from Beijing, Beijing, China
... , this all upset Hsing-ay who is deeply saddened over the loss of life that has darkly stained the early promises of communism in China and how the official take on history ignores all the tragic events. So many of the paintings show commoners ...
A Travel Blog entry by nwillz from Hanoi, Vietnam
... tribe village but without the 30 hour trek and tourist sid-culture! The history section of the museum explained about people's lives under communism, particularly the scarcity and hardships of people's lives when they had such dreams as bying rice that ...
A Travel Blog entry by nomadictendency from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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A Travel Blog entry by laura1 from Berlin, Germany
... zig-zag line. It's very easy to get turned around while walking through it. I also went to a really good museum about the different resistance movements throughout German history. I learned about a couple of groups who planned large, ...
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