Hotel Alexander II
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- Continental Breakfast
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The main reason to go was to see Auschwitz-Birkenau first hand. This infamous piece of histroy must never be forgotten. We felt for the guides who have to deal with this every day. The place was teaming with visitors from all over the world with thousands coming everyday to see for themselves, this terrible piece of WWII.
We also managed to …
... costs were meaningless. Tangible proof of communist power was the only thing that mattered! This ideal city was supposed to be inhabited by ideal communist citizens. Homosapiens (thinking people) are useless in all types of regimes because when you think, there is the dangerous possibility that you won't agree with those who think for you, in this case: Marx and Lenin. The solution to this problem was to form a new human being: 'homo sovieticus' - ...
We had breakfast in hotel, watched the girls try to shut their packs and then taxied to train station. Our train left Prague at 10am and we changed trains at Katowice at 16.00 and quickly grabbed a hot dog type snack before jumping on the connection train to Krakow leaving at 16.20 and finally arriving at Krakow Glenowy station at 18.30. On our journey we played chess, cards and noticed the progressive deterioration of buildings and ...
... constantly changing art displays, dialogues between college students in the JCC West, their annex a few blocks away, badly needed extra space. The JCC West is also slightly closer to Jagilonian University, where the Judaic Studies Department requires 3 years of Hebrew and 3 years of Yiddish study, and is filled with non-Jewish students majoring in Judaic Studies.
I spoke to several of the volunteers, all of whom "volunteered" that ...
... look like showers so those arriving would not know their fate. The prisoners knew they had minutes to live and would warn them but the gas chamber had shower heads to create the confusion. They were killed at these gas chambers in their 100,000s. The crematoriums were built as part of the same building and prisoners called zonders had the job of creating the corpses. The zonders knew they would not be allowed to live themselves as they knew too much, so those ...