Back in Krakow
I didn’t expect to be back in Krakow four months later, but here I am. The city was already beautiful in spring but it’s absolutely gorgeous in summertime as well.
Even though I would love to have a chat with the old dragon Smok, this time the visit has been on a more somber note with a visit to Auschwitz, the horrible place west of Krakow. The iron gates present the same mocking message as I witnessed in Dachau some years ago, the infamous line “Arbeit macht frei”.
Even though it is a very tough emotional experience, a visit here is a mandatory lesson on the history of Europe and the atrocities committed.