Auschwitz in Photos – When Words Are Just Not Enough
“If the sun ever shines here?” That’s what I asked myself when I got out of the car at three degrees Celsius and a grey sky.
I was spechless!
This article has no real “layout”. And that’s on purpose No “Yours Barbara” in the end, no newsletter subscription, no recommended articles. It seemed important to me to do it like this. And it’s on purpose that this article consists almost only of photos. Because all this pain, thi suffering… I don’t have words for it. Although photos can’t describe it either, it seemed the best way to me.
It’s place consisting of more than 40 camps. I’ve seen only two of them – Auschwitz I and Auschwitz 2-Birkenau. Enough misery for one day.
That’s why I let my photos speak now:
After 1,5 hours at Auschwitz I we went to Auschwitz II-Birkenau – a 10 minutes ride away. 90 percent of the victims – mostl Jews, but as well jipsies, Polish, Soviets – has been murdered here.
In one of the barracks I saw this heart of small stones: