Travel Blogs from Karlovy Vary
... like the shops here have , from the jewellery to the amazing clocks ,
On sale one of these grandfather clocks covered in gold was on sale 50% off for €22000.
The he shops were quiet as the Russians haven't come on holiday .
Oh oh the beer the best ! Pilsner was invented here and is sooooo good . Good food David loved the pig shanks , the special Czech duck and dumpling . Me I am trying to keep to salad so I don't look like a dumpling .
... designer label! The whole town was spotlessly beautiful and gleamed. We were only there for two hours so we wandered the streets for a little while, had lunch, and peeked inside one of the expensive hotel lobbys. It was a nice break from the long drive. After lunch we piled back on the bus for 3 more hours to Nuremberg. Finally at 4:35 we got to walk on to our river boat. What a difference from ocean liners! We literally stepped right onto the ...
... under repair now for seven years, and has a finishing deadline of 1172. It was a unique project where the importance was on the volunteer experience and relationships rather than any profit motive. There was no rush, which was nice.
In the afternoon we were given a brilliant tour around the local forest by Libor, another person involved with the castle project. We visited an abandoned three hundred year old ...
... all day ;-)
But to be fair the town was a magnificient little czech beauty with its picturesque buldings painted red/ yellow/ green and pink. Beautiful architecture really.
We at least started the tour with good old Becherovka brewerie tour which included 3 morning shots to wake us up. That was rough haha!
In the end we ended up sitting in a park bathing in sun, enjoying the +10 degrees and drinking good cheap czech brews.
Weitersglashütte - Staudamm - Carlsfeld - Eibenstock
22km net in 4h08
up 1234m, down 1455m
this area became victim to the winter gale "Lothar", however it didn't make the rangers rethink that a multigenerational and more biodiverse forest may have prevented a total ...