Arpacay Backpackers Hostel Prague
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Great place to stay with a great atmosphere. Comfortable beds, good staff, and clean.
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Great last day in Prague. Wandered the Prague castle and Lesser Town areas with others from Tori's team. We did it all backwards so not quite efficient time or money wise but a top day of soaking up the sights, having a variety of meals and drinks (the mulled wine warmed me up a treat). Private boot camp charging up the 287 steps to the top of the cathedral tower where the view and the height (and maybe the exertion) combine to make ...
... preserved Jewish district in all of Eastern Europe. Hitler loved Prague, and intended to retire there after he had won the war. Similar to in Krakow, he intended to keep a handful of Jewish synagogues and graveyards to somehow show how inhumane the Jews had been. Lucky for us, Hitler lost the war, and now the Jewish district of Prague stands as a museum complex for the Jewish people. We saw the Spanish synagogue, which takes its name ...
... after a X-Mas dinner (I quote; "I'm going to try and lie down on the bed... Oh no, wait, that's impossible!"), we traced the Vltava river towards the city centre, already entranced by the picturesque Prague Castle in the distance.
Once in the centre I purchased my first beer of the day (the first of many), which certainly quenched my thirst. We then strolled through the old town square and across the cobbled streets, making it just ...
... all built starting in 1365. The best (well one of the best) features was that it was cool inside--a great respite from the heat outside. We could have lingered longer but we had more sites to see.
Next stop, the museum housing the works of Salvador Dali and Alfons Mucha. Both great artists but although Mucha was Bohemian by birth, Dali was a Spaniard so the connection was not too clear. I can appreciate the art of Mucha but Dali, for the most ...
... and roasted pork knuckles and their home brewed ale. One of the best meals we have eaten in a restaurant.
I talked to apartment owner (Chris) and he said it was a magical business. He is getting about 22% return on these apartments and his December occupancy rate was 84%. He said he is still picking up these apartments quite cheaply as the locals don't yet know what gems they have amongst them.
It seems to me that many of us ...