Entering Auschwitz

May 2017, it smells of lilac flowers in the courtyard of Auschwitz I. It looks strangely calm and empty there, everything seems symetrical with the blockhouses and their bricks, the trees. There are many school groups and visitors, I picked a visit in French and our guide has a lovely polish accent. When we left … Continue reading Entering Auschwitz

Bienvenue en Normandie

As a French citizen, I was taught about Normandy and the role this region played in D-Day during WW2. I had visited Caen and its war museum, we also went on a school trip to the beaches and memorials as part of our history lessons. I enjoyed it greatly, even swimming in the Channel sea … Continue reading Bienvenue en Normandie