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SYLLABUS/ITINERARY

A HOLOCAUST JOURNEY 2001A

* = travel days

 

Jan 1/Mon*                 Depart JFK at 11:15 pm for flight to Amsterdam

 

Jan 2/Tue                   Arrive in Amsterdam at noon.  Bus to hotel; Free afternoon and evening (Note:  you can change money at the airport or at a bank when we arrive in Amsterdam.  Room may not be ready until 2 or 3 pm, but we will be allowed to store our luggage.)

                                   

Jan 3/Wed                 Tour of Amsterdam 9-1pm (bring a snack or drink if you wish)  Free afternoon and evening

 

Jan 4/Thurs                Anne Frank House; Jewish Historical Museum.  Free afternoon and evening

 

Jan 5/Fri*                   Travel day to Berlin by train.  Free afternoon/evening

 

Jan 6/Sat                    Morning walking tour (bundle up!):  The Third Reich.  Free time  in the afternoon to visit the Neue Synagogue, Checkpoint Charlie, Jewish museum, art museums, shop, etc.

 

Jan 7/Sun                   Optional morning trip to Sachsenhausen (we’ll leave around 9; arrive at camp by 10 or so; two hours to tour, back by 1:30 or 2.  You might like to pack a snack on this trip.  Not much will be open on Sunday.)                          

                                    Class meeting 5-6:30 pm at hotel before dinner.

 

Jan 8/Mon*                 AM:  clear tabs, turn in keys, etc.

Travel day to Warsaw by train.  Free evening.

 

Jan 9/Tues                 Tour of Jewish Warsaw and ghetto area (8:30am); Free afternoon and evening

 

Jan 10/Wed               Free day to explore Warsaw.  Sleep in!

                                    Class meeting 4:30-6:30 at hotel before dinner.

 

Jan 11/Thur                Day trip to Treblinka (8:30 am departure)

                                    A late lunch on the way back.

 

Jan 12/Fri*                 8-8:30:  clear bills, turn in keys; leave hotel at 8:30 am.  Travel to Zakopane (ski resort town) by bus

 

Jan 13/Sat                 Day in Zakopane. Leave for Krakow at 3:30 pm. by bus

                                    Free evening in Krakow

 

Jan 16/Sun                 Tour of Krakow and Kazimierz District

                                    (9 am departure)

                                    Free evening

 

Jan 15/Mon                Day trip by bus to Auschwitz/Birkenau; 9 am departure; return by 3 or 4

                                    Evening on your own.

 

Jan16/Tues                Free day in Krakow to sightsee.  Sleep in!

Class meeting 4:30-6:30; possible group dinner at Hotel Alef (traditional Jewish food with Klezmer music)

 

Jan 17/Wed*              Travel day to Prague by train.   Free evening

                                    CRITIQUE ON TREBLINKA IS DUE TODAY.

 

Jan 18/Thurs              Free day to explore Prague.  Sleep in!

 

Jan 19/Fri                   Group visit to Terezin and Nelahoseves Castle(all day excursion, leave the hotel at 9:45 am; return around 6 pm)

 

Jan 20/Sat*                Prague:  free day to explore/opportunity to attend synagogue service in the morning.  Sleep in!

Class meeting 4:30-6:30 pm. in the hotel before dinner.

 

Jan 21/Sun                 Group trip to see the Jewish Quarter in Prague and the synagogues/museums (morning);  afternoon and evening free

 

Jan 22/Mon*              Depart for Nuremberg by train.  Free evening

 

Jan 23/Tues               Nuremberg:  free day to explore city.  Sleep in!

                                    CRITIQUE ON NIGHT IS DUE TODAY.

 

Jan 24/Wed               Nuremberg (Hall of Justice) (afternoon)

                                    Class meeting 4:30-6:30

                                   

Jan 25/Thur*              4:30-5 am clear tabs, turn in keys; walk to train station.  Depart Nuremberg at 5:34 am.  Arrive Frankfurt Airport at 7:55

                                    Depart Frankfurt at 10:30 am

                                    Arrive in Amsterdam at 11:45 am; depart Amsterdam at 1:55 pm; arrive JFK at 4:15 pm EST

 

Your free time may be spent exploring parts of the cities we do not tour, shopping, sleeping, visiting museums, attending cultural events, etc..  Many trips to museums and cultural events are reimbursable.  Check with group leader for specifics.  You must submit a receipt to get reimbursed, and there will be limits per person.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Information

 

 

 

Best Western Eden Hotel                            In:    January 2

Amstel 144

Amsterdam NL – 1017 AE                          Out: January 5

Netherlands

Phone: 011 31 20 539 7878

Fax:: 011 31 20 624 2964

Contact: Patrick Bontje Tamara

 

 

Hotel Arizona                                                 In:    January 5

Konigin – Elisabeth Strassee 47a

D-14059 Berlin – Charlottenburg                Out: January 8

Germany

Phone: 011 49 30 303090

Fax: 011 49 30 3030945

Contact: Dieter

 

 

Hotel Grand w Warszawie                           In:    January 8

Ku Krucza 28

Warsaw 00522                                              Out: January 12

Poland

Phone: 011 48 22 583 2100

Fax: 011 48 22 625 7814

Contact: Marcin Zientkowski

 

 

Orbis Hotel Giewont                                     In:    January 12

U1 Kosciuszki

Zakopane 34500                                          Out: January 13

Poland

Phone: 011 48 18 201 2011

Fax: 011 48 18 201 2015

Contact: Zdzislawa Wojtasik

 

 

Hotel Cracovia                                              In:   January 13

A1 F  Focha 1

Krakow 30111                                               Out: January 17

Poland

Phone: 011 48 12 422 8666

Fax: 011 48 12 421 9586

Contact: Elzbieta Dzieoak

 

 

Hotel Kampa                                                 In:  January 17

K Horkam 56                                                

10200 Prague 10                                          Out: January 22

Czech Republic

Phone: 011 420 2 7175 1941

Fax: 011 420 2 7175 0274

Contact:  Lenka Capova

 

 

InterCity Hotel                                                In:  January 22

Eilgutrasse 8                                                

Nurenberg                                                      Out:  January 25

Germany D-90480

Phone:  011 49 911 247 80

Fax:  011 49 911 247 8990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roommate List for Holocaust Journey 2001

 

 

1.                  Charlotte Curry and Jennifer Kirby

2.                  Cat Perkins and Michelle Avery

3.                  Jessica Courtney and Erin Brier

4.                  Ashley Brown and Alison Bunch

5.                  Rebecca Quill and Rebecca Gerth

6.                  Grace Wortham and Shannon O’Connor

7.                  Billee Robbins and Jill Hayes

8.                  Jill Gordon and Beth Ponstein

9.                  Sarah Fitch and Kelly Pebler

10.             Chris Jordan and Anna Earles

11.             Jennifer Mayfield and Kate Cornely

12.             Susan Burk and Sarah Townsend

13.             Scott O’Brien and Tim Kelly

14.             Tim Archibald and Tripp Gallup

15.              Kenny Baer and Steve Cayton

16.             Richard and Kathy Lee

17.             Kathy Gallucci