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Auschwitz and the Wieliczka Salt Mine

The following are pictures from our visit to the concentration camp Auschwitz. For the most part, I'll let the pictures speak for themselves.

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Model replica of the inside of a crematorium (they are no longer standing)

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A prisoner

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And now we are out of Auschwitz. We eat lunch and are shuttled off to tour a basilica.

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Old elevator down to the Wieliczka Salt Mine

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I hope that's not some kind of warning sign

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Carved in salt!

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Yup, it tasted salty

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Salt stalactites

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And we go deeper into the salt mine...

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...where the dwarves work

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Yes, this incredible ballroom is all carved into the salt!

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It took years and years for the artisan to carve all these statues and bas-reliefs

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All religious-themed, of course

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Pretty amazing

Posted by chschen 05:40 Archived in Poland

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