Wednesday, May 14, 2008

MRH 2008

Here’s a sample itinerary of my trip for those that are interested. The days will be different but by and large the activities will remain the same.

FRIDAY MAY 16
Afternoon:
• Visit to Berlin suburb - Wannsee - site of the infamous Wannsee
Conference, a meeting of senior Nazi officials on January 20,1942 where the "Final solution to the Jewish question" was formalized.
Evening:
• Traditional Friday night Dinner
• Overnight: Berlin, Hotel NH Alexanderplatz

SATURDAY MAY 17
Morning & Afternoon:
• Depart for Bebel Platz followed by visits to the following: Reichstag, Checkpoint Charlie, “Topography of Terror” Exhibition, Jewish Museum & Holocaust Memorial.
• Overnight: Berlin, Hotel NH Alexanderplatz
SUNDAY MAY 18

Morning:
• Drive to Krakow, possible stops en route in towns of significance (Wroclaw and possibly others).
Afternoon:
• Arrive in Krakow. Begin visit in Plazow, infamous Nazi labour camp featured in Schindler’s List, Visit other sites in Krakow including Kazmiez (the former Jewish Quarter)
• Overnight: Krakow, Hotel Express

MONDAY MAY 19
Morning:
• Visit Auschwitz I Concentration and Death Camp
Afternoon:
• Walk to Birkenau Concentration and Death Camp
• Visit Birkenau
• Memorial Ceremony in Birkenau
• Overnight: Krakow, Hotel Express

TUESDAY MAY 20
Morning:
• Depart to Lublin
Afternoon:
• Walk though Old Lublin
• Visit Majdanek Concentration-Death Camp followed by Memorial Ceremony
• Depart for Warsaw
• Overnight: Warsaw, Hotel Novotel Centrum

WEDNESDAY MAY 21
Morning & Afternoon:
• Begin walking tour of Warsaw including: Okapowa Cemetery,
Heroes Walk, Umpshlagplatz, Rappaport Memorial, Warsaw
Ghetto Walk, Korczaks’ Orphanagae, Nozyk Synagogue, Old City
• Overnight: Warsaw, Hotel Novotel Centrum

THURSDAY MAY 22
Morning:
• Depart for Tykocin
• Tykocin Synagogue and Cemetery
Afternoon:
• Visit Treblinka Death Camp followed by Treblinka Memorial Ceremony
Evening:
• Closing MRH Ceremony in Warsaw
• Overnight: Warsaw, Hotel Novotel Centrum

FRIDAY MAY 23
Morning:
Depart for Airport in the AM

They say it doesnt get emotional/disturbing until Poland, I guess I'll keep you posted.

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1 Comments:

At 5:31 PM, Anonymous Santropol Courant said...

I love the label "actual stuff" lol.

You're on the flight right now - I'm excited for you!

 

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