Auschwitz-Birkenau Nazi Concentration Camp

14 August 2010 The Auschwitz-Birkenau system of Nazi concentration camps was the largest of all the Nazi camps and was designated by Heinrich Himmler to be the “final solution of the Jewish question in Europe” – it was an extermination camp. Unbelievable atrocities were committed here. This post is going to be brief; if I […]

Krakow (Poland) by Backpack

13 – 15 August 2010 If I thought it was difficult finding my hostel when I arrived in Warsaw, that was nothing compared to the difficulty I had in finding the train platform to leave Warsaw. To this day I don’t know what went wrong, but I spent a crazy amount of time walking around […]

Warsaw (Poland) History by Backpack

11 – 12 August 2010 Having missed my intended train from Berlin I arrived in Warsaw late, it was after 11pm by the time I’d navigated my way out of the central station and to the tram stop. Laden up with all my important possessions in my backpack I found myself on a tram with […]