The Wurst of Europe: Germany, Austria and Slovakia

Kat: With intrepid Monkey #2 down with the flu, this week’s blog is up to me! He’s been out for the count since Munich, snotting his way through public and international transport. I’ve been discovering the joys of Middle Europe, which unlike Middle Earth, has no volcanoes whatsoever. Although currywurst provides explosions of another kind… enough about that!

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Dachau Concentration Camp in Pictures

This week I visited Munich and Salzburg, but one thing really stood out from my travels this week. It was my trip to Dachau, the former concentration camp outside of Munich. The place where the NAZI party created their concept of “work camp”, where countless Jews and other minorities died. Munich was where National Socialism began, where Hitler came to power and where the first concentration camp was created. I felt like it would be inappropriate to blog about anything else in the same post. I have produced a photo essay of unaltered images that can give you an idea of what it was like in the camp. I found the place to be incredibly moving and hope you do too.

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