Auschwitz-Birkenau: The Devouring Part I

“It all happened so fast. The ghetto. The deportation. The sealed cattle car. The fiery altar upon which the history of our people and the future of...

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Auschwitz-Birkenau: The Devouring Part II

“…If genocide could take place on such a mass, industrialized and bureaucratized scale in one location, then it could happen anywhere, because...

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Gorkha: The Epicenter of the Nepal Earthquake

“There is no such thing as a true tale. Truth has many faces, and the truth is like the old road to Avalon; it depends on your will, and your own...

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Prague: Traveling on a Budget

“Prague ….. was a city of alchemists and dreamers, its Medieval cobbles once trod by golems, mystics, invading armies. Tall houses glowed goldenrod...

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Wieliczka Salt Mine’s Ancient Guardians

 “I would tell you a tale, Pilgrim, a tale of picks and shovels and hammers of old,” I imagined a distant voice, a phantom from the past, whisper....

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Life’s Tapestry: English Immersion in Poland

“My life is but a weaving between my God and me. I cannot choose the colors. He weaveth steadily.”  Corrie ten Boom “Even when we are happy,...

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