Auschwitz – Birkenau. A Day Trip From Krakow Everyone Should Take.

EDIT: I first posted this almost two years ago, as it is the 76th anniversary of the camps liberation and during these COVID-19 times, I find it befitting to repost.  “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana.  I could never call Auschwitz-Birkenau a travel ‘highlight’ of Europe….

Auschwitz – Birkenau. A Day Trip From Krakow Everyone Should Take.

“Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana.  I could never call Auschwitz-Birkenau a ‘highlight’ of Europe. It is distressing, it is horrific, it is disturbing. It is on the UNESCO World Heritage list, it is a museum, it is the resting place of an estimated 1.1 million…