The two main gas chambers and crematoria of Auschwitz II were demolished by the Nazis as the Red Army approached. The tracks in this photo were used to take bodies from the gas chambers to the crematorium.
Krakow - A Salty Last Supper June 17th 2008 Mat: Dave, Trace and I hopped on a sleeper train on Friday the 13th and trundled our way south and east towards Krakow in Poland. Our cabin was pretty lush, a three bed sleeper. After a couple of "goodbye Germany" beers we headed to our bunks and woke up heading in the opposite direction. Not sure how this worked, but we did arrive in Krakow.
Krakow was spared from bombing in WWII, so its ... read more
Europe » Poland » Lesser Poland » Kraków Poland is an ancient nation that was conceived near the middle of the 10th century. Its golden age occurred in the 16th century. During the following century, the strengthening of the gentry and internal disorders weakened the nation. In a series of ... ... read more