Auschwitz Birkenau

It is my second visit to Auschwitz Birkenau, and there are other places that typify the wickedness that lies beneath our lives, but none so great as this. From the moment we are labelled by our guide to the moment we are summoned back on board our coach, the human condition that brought us hereContinue reading “Auschwitz Birkenau”

The Salt of the Earth

Almost as soon as we arrived our taxi driver was offering to take us to Krakow’s salt mine. Agreeing, we had only to wait 24 hours for the experience. By then we had worked out the fantastic margin Polish Adrian had built into the deal, but by then it was too late, and the prisonContinue reading “The Salt of the Earth”

A Tale of Three Cities

Our first daylight encouter with Krakow comes with a decision to tour by Hop Hop Bus. Via a tram, which only takes coins, which we don’t have, we fail to find one – but we do find an 8 seater golf buggy and its driver, Richard, which will take us round the three areas thatContinue reading “A Tale of Three Cities”

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