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 […]

Mauthausen Concentration Camp (Austria)

16 July 2010 We visited a concentration camp to experience the dark side of European history, no trip to Europe is complete without such a visit where one can attempt to gain an understanding of the atrocities committed and the hardships people have experienced at the hands of others. Why is it that people are […]