Travel Blogs from Prague
... inside was forgettable. I think that’s one of the problems with travelling so much and seeing so many things, my standards are really high now.
In the early afternoon I headed back to Prague and checked in to my hostel and took a rest for a couple of hours. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to fall asleep, but the rest felt good anyway. I went into the city tonight and had dinner at my 37th Hard Rock Café, and it was an ...
... the hills are alive and Mozart's everything. Salzburg, Austria. Every hostel plays the movie over dinner and every tour takes you to those spots from the movie. As for Mozart, there's Mozart chocolate, Mozart airport, Mozart coffee shop or hotel etc etc. We did our own little walking tour of the city before joining the original Sound of Music tour - a 4 hour sing along... I'm now officially ready to leave this city and have a break from singing "do ri me fa so la ti do" in ...
June 16th, Sunday
Today, we woke up and headed to an English mass on the opposite side of town. We found the church on our walk yesterday and it turned out to be a beautiful church that housed the original statue of the infant Jesus of Prague (he is holding up two fingers and wearing a red cloak in the statue). This was a beautiful Church and was undergoing construction to repair the alter. It was a rather short mass and we were able to stop at a local shop for a ...
... had been a founding signator to Charter 77). As a family they were only learning their Jewishness- the Communist era was no time to recover what the Nazi years had destroyed- and we all took bittersweet comfort in our gaining shared ground. It was a beautiful Shabbat, and I know Ruth enjoyed it also.
The conductor has just announced 5 minutes to Berlin. Gotta go. Part three of the European Magical Mystery Tour is waiting to take me away.
... br> The Castle isn't so much a castle, but a complex made up of a Palace,
Cathedral, Basilica, Dungeon, and various municipal buildings. The first
thing you notice is that although the buildings were quite grandiose on
the outside, inside they appeared quite cold and spartan. Utilitarian
is the word that springs to mind. The Vitus Cathedral though is something else. Its grandness is such that it rivals some of the great cathedrals in the rest ...