Travel Blogs from Hradec Kralove
... which puts on an impressive show every hour), the palace and many churches show off traditional architecture. The streets are filled with friendly people, eateries at super prices and plazas with some tram lines running past. A mix of modern and gothic, it reminded me a little bit of Melbourne. more beer and traditional fare then off to sleep for the trip to ...
I left Podebrady early morning and got to Italy via Germany, following advice of my "Kacena" (GPS). When I I was approaching Alps mountains, even the trip along the highway start looking interesting., tunnel - bridge - tunnel - bridge - ..., and beautiful views of the mountains started opening along the ...
... train with individual cabins and sliding doors which definitely made it quieter. We had plenty of time to enjoy the countryside after our tickets were stamped. There were a few other tourists who got out at Kutna Hora hl.n. It was a bit of a walk from the station back into town, but we are used to that.
Our first stop was at the Church of the Assumption of Our Lady which was impressive looking from the outside and from the inside even more so. It was lined with ...
It was wonderful to sleep in till 9 this morning. Beau really needed to catch up a bit. At 10 am we departed for the crystal factory. The Czech people are very proud of their crystal. They have the materials to make crystal in abundance here. Beau again asked lots of questions and was interested in the process. The whole process is manual and the workers are paid per quality approved piece. My pictures show that safety is not a priority and beer can be drank on ...
... it made me feel like I wasn't completely traveling alone so thanks for coming along! :)
Things I am looking forward to:
1) my Bed with airconditioning!!!
2) It being illegal for bikes to ride on the sidewalks
3) SUSHI!! mmmmmmm
4) oddly midwestern chivalry!
5) watching the Twins!
6) and of course you guys!