Tag: auschwitz

  • The Horror of Auschwitz

    written by frankiko on 2010-11-15 in #world #locations
    The Horror of Auschwitz

    Having traveled to one of the locations most associated with the Holocaust, Auschwitz-Birkenau (Oświęcim), I realize that there is simply no picture, nor words, that can fully describe the experience. I spent an afternoon exploring Auschwitz I and II and was just deeply moved by the things that I saw and the stories that I heard - a truly eye opening experience to one of history's most harrowing chapters.

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp I

    written by lihooi on 2011-11-12 in #world #locations
    Auschwitz Concentration Camp I

    Auschwitz, located in Oswiecim outside of Krakow, Poland has become a symbol of the Holocaust. The preserved memorial consists of two parts of the former concentration camp: Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. A guided tour makes it possible to understand this place and requires about three-and-a-half hours. This article shows pictures of Auschwitz I.

  • Auschwitz Concentration Camp II - Birkenau

    written by lihooi on 2011-09-17 in #world #locations
    Auschwitz Concentration Camp II - Birkenau

    As mentioned in the previous article about Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II - Birkenau is also a former concentration camp near Krakow, Poland. The construction of Birkenau was to accommodate the huge number of prisoners in Auschwitz I. The capacity of Birkenau was far larger than that of Auschwitz I.

  • Kraków in Fisheye

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-01-10 in #lifestyle
    Kraków in Fisheye

    Taken last year, on a short trip to Poland, here are photographs of the Polish city of Kraków, taken with a Fisheye 2! We came across this Graphic Design student's blog and post and were compelled to share his photographs. So, venture on to the main article and see the city, and it's highlights, through a 170-degree view!