Auschwitz Travel Blog› entry 4 of 5 › view all entries
March 29th, 2008 – by: wbatesy
We then got back on the coach and went to Auschwitz (I) where we had lunch before watching a short film about the history of the largest death camp in Germany. Our guide then showed us round the camp, Block Death, the gallows, the shooting wall, the infamous "Arbeit macht frei" gate, gas chambers and other accommodation blocks which now hold terrifying mountains of shoes, glasses, hairbrushes, suitcases etc of people who were imprisoned at the camp.
A truly magnificent and terrifying experience. Well worth the visit although you come away still failing to understand how one group of humans could treat another in such appalling ways.
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