Visit to Mauthausen Memorial

On Friday the 19th of November, the Salzburg group visited Mauthausen, a former concentration camp from World War II. The dreary rainy weather reflected perfectly the somber mood within the group. Outside the camp itself we viewed memorial statues for the thousands of lives lost within the camp. It was a startling awakening for so many of us who had never been exposed the tragedy of holocaust before.

Gedenkstätte Mauthausen by photographer Gianmaria Visconti used under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic.