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The abandoned Liban Quarry in the Krakow district of Podgórze was used as a location in the filming of Schindler's List.

Spielberg’s abandoned film set near Krakow

The buildings were torn down once filming was complete but traces of the set can still be found, including parts of the electrified perimeter fence. Most chilling is a path running down the centre of the quarry paved with broken Jewish gravestones. These are, of course, just film props but they are a reminder that the Jews who once really toiled here were forced to lay roads in the camp using headstones uprooted from nearby Jewish cemeteries.

by × April 11, 2020 × 0 comments

Travel Writing

Duncan JD Smith before the ruined village of Vathia in the Mani, Greece

Inside Travel Writing: An interview with Duncan J.D. Smith

The acclaimed author of the ‘Only In’ series of guidebooks, Duncan J.D. Smith, answers questions about life and work as a travel writer. Disclosure: Some of the links below — marked with (£) — are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through […]

by × January 24, 2017 × 2 comments
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