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Travel Blogs from Karlovy Vary
... 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.
... connections. Other than the bitter cold, the snow was beautiful to be around. Very different from the sunny & warm Sicily I had been in just a few days before.
We also checked out the Becherovka museum (although we didn’t actually go into the museum portion.. just got a drink there). And went to one of the local restaurants our host recommended to us. Later that night us and our hosts went out to a near bar and had a few drinks (like ...
... and manicures - all well below Canadian prices - which was tempting. However, we were most intrigued by two spas we had never seen before - the Salt Cave and the Beer Bath (come to think of it, that might work as the name for a Sports Bar....). The Salt Cave was great fun, but I felt like I was sealed into an episode of Star Trek (the original series, of course)....think styrofoam rocks (in this case fake white ...
... seeing it :)
First of all, we passed by the Hotel Termal, a perfect example of the typical constructions from the communist era, and then had a short break next to the Elizabeth Spa (Alzbetiny lazne) which is a spa house with a beautiful garden. We learnt that the establishment of this important spa house dates back to the year 1906. Its name came from the name of the Empress Elizabeth (Sissi), the wife of Emperor Franz Joseph I.
After that we ...
... br> after the dam bank we followed logging roads, the level of snow sharply decreasing. The smell of fresh-cut coniferous wood in the air
At Eibenstock we spent a whole day at the Badegärten - the greatest Sauna wellness ever!
The pre-booked massages were not so good though.