Travel Blogs from Prague
... else.” For more on Klima’s life in Terezin, see
the first story, “Miriam,” in his collection called My First Loves.
The ghetto museum contains many examples of the children’s
artwork and literary efforts. And there is a vast plaque containing all the
names of the children to have passed though the walls of the camp. An exhibit
upstairs details the ...
... they rebuilt the church they used some of the old bricks from the previous church along with some new giving the church a unique checkerboard pattern.
After we were back on the bus to finish the remaining portion of the drive. We ended up getting into Prague late due to all the traffic. Some people headed unto Prague to visit the Beer Factory and a few of us headed to a local pub ...
... else. It's only about one square block in size but holds about 20,000 graves. The solution was to dig graves deep enough that 12 bodies could be stacked vertically in one grave site with each tombstone placed in front of the last.
This marked the end of our time in Prague. We returned to our apartment to rest, shower and find a quiet local restaurant for dinner. Tomorrow morning we leave Prague for Sedlec.
... guards complete with a small band and a mini-parade. Then we bought a 'short tour' version of Prague Castle which included the St. Vitus Cathedral, the Old Royal Palace, St. Wenceslas Chapel and Golden Lane. The Old Royal Palace was intriguing to walk through as so many different ruling groups have used it over the years. It was the also the sight where a priest was thrown out of a window to kill him which initiated the 30 Years War. Golden Lane was pretty ...
... towns called Cesky Krumlaw and Kutna Hora. They were the most beautiful places I have ever seen (after Prague of course) and there I got to visit some castles, art galleries, try new Czech food, and have more deep conversations with Heather, Colin, and Jiri (those never get old).
Anyway, thank you so much for having been following my blog. I will write a couple more entires to sum up my time here and leave it there.