The Size of Auschwitz

I consider myself pretty knowledgeable on WWII history and was well prepared for my visit to Auschwitz. Even knowing that the camp was very large, I was still overwhelmed at the size of the camp. These photographs are from Auschwitz II. The second of three…

Auschwitz Then and Now

What we instantly picture when we hear the word Auschwitz is black and white images of emancipated prisoners starving in the cold, being murdered, and being piled in mass graves. Not quite the same experience to visit the historic site today. Even though I comment…

Krakow Day 1

I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked Krakow, Poland. We went for a wedding, so only had the chance to spend a weekend there but the city was lovely and I certainly will be planning a trip back to see more. After the…