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... the croissants and other bakery treats we'd bought from a cafe. This was bound to happen as we can't read any of the signs in these foreign countries, but we missed our train stop (oh no!). Luckily, the next stop was actually the central station in Prague and it actually brought us a lot closer to our accommodation. So we'll take that as a win - bonus ride, yaayy! Prague is a very open-spaced city with huge buildings, cobblestone roads, and a very efficient tram ...
... the lives that were cut short. The crematorium is here, and ashes from the dead were put on the ground or dumped in the river. There is also a gravesite for the Russian doctors and nurses who came after the liberation. They caught the diseases that they were fighting against while assisting the Jewish people.
Terezin was the last Camp that was liberated from WWII. The Nazi soldiers took 50 Jews and lined them up. The Nazis ...
... to pay their fines immediately.
He does a thorough job of giving us the facts but we miss the jolly banter our previous guides provided and we are a little rushed. We see the main buildings such as the Powder Tower, Charles university, the Jewish quarter, old town, astronomical clock and a few statues. I don't take in all of the history although it is interesting. Some of the interesting points:
*in the past people left ...
Today we had no bus to catch, no forced breakfast, and no tour guide to direct us, so we slept in until 9:00. Once we got up and going we walked to the market square in the old town where we tried some of the local snack foods (treblok - sticks of bread dough rolled onto a 2" cylinder then coated with cinnamon sugar and some with crushed nuts, then cooked over a charcoal fire as they spin on a chain drive); a local pilsner pivo (beer) and ...
... for the Stefanik Observatory.
The Hungry Wall's name The name of the wall also has it´s story. It has also
been known as Zubata (toothed) and Chlebova (of bread), all names
relating to food. The reason for this is that the wall was built at a
time of great famine in the Czech lands. The construction of the wall
was a mode of employment for the city´s poor and