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Kraków - Day 4

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Our final full day and our final walking tour but this time around Kraków Old Town. We started outside Wawel Cathedral where we were captivated by a Polish legend and saw a real fire breathing dragon! Once inside we visited the Royal Tombs and negotiated our way up a somewhat narrow staircase to see (and touch) Sigismond's Bell (the largest bell in Poland). We finished in the courtyard of the Royal…

Kraków - Day 3

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Auschwitz. A word, a name, a place with so many connotations but most importantly, it's a symbol. A symbol for the devastating amount of life wasted, lost, taken. A symbol for so many other concentration camps: places of inhumanity, places of pain, places of death. A symbol that tells us that we need to pay attention to the past and learn from it. Birkenau. A place where persecution, torture, and…

Kraków - Day 2

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After a considerably later start than yesterday, we headed off on a guided walking tour of the Jewish Quarter within Kraków. Along the way, we saw several locations visited by Steven Spielberg that were used as settings for his classic film, Schindler's List, visited a flea market, walked around the more luxurious area of the Jewish Quarter, which included the oldest synagogue in Poland, observed the…

Kraków - Day 1

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We arrived safely in Kraków with everyone and everything, despite the early start! A quick stop off at the hotel to get settled in, was followed by an Autumnal walk along the River Vistula. We headed towards the outskirts of the Jewish Quarter to the Galicia Museum for a guided tour around the photography exhibition about the Jewish history within Poland, the catastrophic impact Hitler and the Nazis…

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