It is difficult to describe the profoundly humbling experience of a visit to Auschwitz.
But I'll try.
We chose to take the local bus, about a 1 1/2 hour drive out of Krakow and through the pretty countryside:
Entrance to one of the many cell blocks:
Although photos were allowed in most of the buildings, I only took a few inside. This is a picture of the sleeping areas, and our guide told us that 2 or more prisoners were often assigned to each bunk.