27th Jan

A Photo Journey Through Auschwitz-Birkenau

One of the few requirements I had when we started planning our RTW trip was that I had to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau. I had never been to the Nazi’s largest concentration camp, where 1.2 million Jews were murdered, among them my family. I had to pay my respects and mourn in my own way. We’ve written […]

25th Nov

Wieliczka Salt Mine: An Underground Salt Cathedral

If you plan on visiting Poland, the Wieliczka Salt Mine is a must-see for travelers. Salt has been extracted from that area for hundreds of years, dating back to the 12th century. I’ve been in a mine before, but never a salt mine. Our visit was a unique and educational experience that was well worth […]

24th Nov

Auschwitz: Seeing the Worst of Humanity

In our travels across Europe, we have seen the very best of humanity. The Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, La Sagrada Familia. In Poland, we saw the very worst of humanity. Auschwitz-Birkenau is a factory of death. The gas chambers and crematoria were designed to kill people as efficiently as possible, including my family. FACES OF THE INNOCENT […]