The Majdanek Concentration Camp in the Southeast outskirts of Lublin was our first experience of seeing the grounds of an actual concentration camp and the remnants of the gas chambers and crematoria. Majdanek was built in 1941 originally as a camp for prisoners of war. In...

Located on a hill and surrounded by a tall brick wall, the Old Jewish Cemetery in Lublin is the oldest cemetery in Poland still in existence. There are about two hundred tombstones in varying conditions that survived the years. The oldest preserved tombstone in...

Krakow is a charming European city, a mix of old and new. The city survived World War II, remaining intact and at the same time there are new modern buildings as well. We visited Krakow over a weekend in the summer with a tour and...