Barcelo Old Town Praha
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... the city seeing the Charles Bridge, the bridge towers, old town bridge tower, old town hall and astronomical clock / clock tower, Jewish quarter, old town square, Jan Hus statue, and Tyn church.
As many of our group head off with the guide to visit a local bar, some tour friends and I go in search of a classic jazz bar. Ever since our guide told me that Prague was the place for jazz bars I have been waiting out for a night ...
... we got some local currency Ceska koruna, and also few pastries for snacks. We then drove on through to Prague.
We didn't see much of Prague as we went straight to the hostel which was on the outskirts of the city. I was bunking with Gemma and Amanda and Joel was with some of the boys, Jared and Matt. We had a bit of relax time which we utilised by going to the sauna and the indoor pool. The pool was too cold for me so I minded our washing ...
... chance I was still drunk when I woke up. It was a pretty horrible bus trip as all I wanted to do was sleep. We did a walk through Prague to see some awesome cathedrals and other cool stuff. Inside one of the places Richie tried to tell us all about a cage over a well then about this legend about a Phoenix rising from the well and just when he had everyone's attention he laughed and told us that the cage stopped pigeons ********. Sadly I remember that story better than anything else he ...
... the outskirts of the city, just in front of the underground station.
One of my favourite things about a new city is the first few rides on public transport…it really appeals to your orientation instincts and traveller skills. You have to look at these diagrams, figure out where you are, figure out where you want to go, figure out what’s the right platform/train/bus, and then comes the tricky part of buying the right ticket on the machine, or ...
... almost looks like the standard Disneyland fantasy castle.
When we got up there we were taken on a guided tour in English (which we had to pay for). They showed us the main imperial rooms, with the knights on the first floor, the king's residence and state rooms on the second floor, and the queen’s accommodation one floor further up. We also saw another tower where there were copies of some of the imperial crowns ...
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