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In the Ghetto

Whoever would have thought that Budapest’s old Jewish ghetto would become the trendy part of the city, home to all the pubs and restaurants, popular with both tourists and with the young hip Budapest crowd? 233 more words

Travel

The Jewish Ghetto and Photonostalgia: Roman Vishniac's Vanished World

On the 19th of August 1897, one of the world’s most remarkable microbiologists and naturalist photographers, Roman Vishniac was born in Pavlovsk, the Russian Empire. 575 more words

Art History

Of Gondolas and Vaporettos

Location: Venice

Today was the longest day of our trip. We left the hotel at 645 AM and didn’t return until 12:15 that night. We wanted to arrive in Venice early to beat some of the crowds to get good pictures and avoid long lines. 471 more words

Tour

Day 3: Day of Rememberence

The Warsaw Tourist Office published a great set of walking tours to explore Warsaw Judaica. Today we spent the whole day, walking through what was the Warsaw Ghetto, learning the history and thinking about Ellen’s grandmother’s family. 464 more words

Poland

ROME. I Miss You.

Hello, attractive readers. I apologize for abandoning you. My only excuse is that I’ve been in a state of constant mourning and Rome withdrawal for the past two months. 641 more words