Travel Blogs from Krakow
... of herbal Vodka. Then I gave all my remaining Zloty ( the Polish currency- no Euros accepted) to the violinist in Market Square. I had seen so much and done so much. It was like a dream. If you never visit Krakow, you are missing something. It is a spiritual journey to go to Pope John Paul II’s birthplace and to visit Czestochowa. The churches in Krakow, all reflect the history of the city, indeed the country. Poland’s place in history and learning ...
... flow. They couldn't provide for their families and were becoming poorer by the day. They placed all the Jews in ghettos, this way the Nazis had more control over them. The nazis promised the Jews from other countries throughout Europe that there's an opportunity to go to 'greener pastures'. They were told of homes, jobs, food, freedom. As the population of the Jews increased they had to remove them from the ghettos, and Aushwitz was their last destination. The Nazis were so deceitful ...
... not have to be imagined or re-created – from all of the literature we have read we think it is all there. The Polish government and wise Jewish survivors saw fit to keep so much the way it was when the area was liberated by the Soviets in the first months of 1945.
Today, Sunday it will be what our friend Carolyn calls of “porch sitting”, or simply a day without the frantic pace of scheduled tours. We should be in Krakow before ...
... that all this stretches to the depth of 327 m with 300 km of tunnels spreading all around the mine. It was a very interesting tour and without a doubt the main attraction there was the St Kinga's Chapel (54 meters in length and 10 to 12 meters in height). The entire chamber is made of salt starting from the floor, continuing to the altars and statues depicting St Mary or Pope John Paul II to name but a few. Very very ...
... again after his mentor died in the same plane accident as the PM. That was pretty cool, we were impressed and all, but then he told us he was conservative! First European conservative I had met (and the last too). He wasn't a huge fan of Obama either, and he loves Texas. Basically we loved him. Speaking of Obama though, apparently he had just recently referred to Auschwitz, Birkenau and Treblinka as "Polish death camps" in this day and ...
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