Archive for the 'Poland' Category

The Gatehouse at Auschwitz concentration camp (Gate of Death)

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
The gatehouse in Auschwitz concentration camp

The daunting sight of a railroad track in Auschwitz The above photograph is taken inside Auschwitz-Birkenau concetration camp in Poland. The main building the Gatehouse known as the “Gate of Death”. This is the area where freight trains often as long as 40-50 cars, came with thousands of Hungarian Jews who would be gassed at… Continue reading more »

Eurolines suck when you are in Poland

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007
Church in Krakow (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: There are some things that go wrong when you travel. Sometimes its not so bad. But somehow they linger in your mind for months, if not years to come. This is one of mine … Next day was a usual hungover one. Not good for a travelers mind, but after this I… Continue reading more »

Wieliczka’s Rock Salt Mine, the Russians are coming and Krakow at night

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007
Wieliczka

Travel Journal Overview: I was far from travel blog comfortable still. My main goal was the journey at hand, I was however feverishly writing everything into my hand journals and just using the blog to let friends know where and what I was up to. I waited around the hostel for my polish friend …

Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, a long time coming

Monday, September 24th, 2007
Auswitch Concentration Camp (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: I’d long since waited to to visit the concentration camps. Not for any other reason, other than I think the world has forgotten … Bed early… except for the old guy opposite me who insisted on keeping his laptop on all night (sometimes with all the MS beeps and chirps). Early …

Poland, I have arrived at last

Sunday, September 23rd, 2007
Polish Street Scene (click to enlarge)

Travel Journal Overview: In Europe I made it to Poland, I finally felt like I was on the move properly once again. Well credit where credit is due, Eurolines actually arrived on time! (I will take this back later). The bus journey was not so eventful, though I took my first note at the …