Destination: Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland

During my stay in Krakow (more on it later), I made a couple of day trips to nearby places in southern Poland. One of them was the Auschwitz concentration camp, which is where millions of people-- Jews, vagabonds, criminals, homosexuals-- were persecuted and killed during World War II. To say that my visit to Auschwitz … Continue reading Destination: Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland

Destination: Caen, France

Bonjour! Just like with my adventures in Strasbourg and Colmar, it was also around this time of year that I spent a weekend in the beautiful city of Caen (pronounced "con"), located in Basse-Normandie and is the capital that is dedicated to Guillaume le Conquérant (William the Conqueror). In fact, I went there the weekend after visiting the Alsace … Continue reading Destination: Caen, France