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... to Cesky Krumlov was somewhat exciting because Austria was experiencing its first snow of the season and the roads were messy and slippery. Most of the drive was not on the highway, so we were able to enjoy watching the pastoral countryside being covered in a blanket of white. There is no direct train service from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov, so these shuttle services have sprung up to serve the tourist need.
We arrived safely and checked into our hotel and found ...
... We always prefer to take the country roads where possible as opposed to the main highways. We were not disappointed with the drive as you can see from the photos. We drove through quite a thick mist which was rather nice, being nice and cosy in the car. Every house had their huge stack of firewood ready for winter which reminded us of Jeremy's wood stacks. Hope you like the photo we took for you, what a stack hey!! They are all so neat!! We then came across a thatched roof cottage ...
... day here, but it's enough.
In the morning, we had a wonderful breakfast with our hostess and once again had an amazing coincidence. The hostess said her daughter is in Iowa on an exchange with AFS. Deanne was an exchange student with AFS in Austria when she was 16. And her daughter is in a small town called New Virginia, Iowa which is not that far from Deanne's relatives and where she used to live in Shenandoah, IA. AND, our next stop ...
... old town and castle dates from the 14th through 17th centuries; the town's structures are mostly in Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. The core of the old town is within a horseshoe bend of the river, with the old Latran neighborhood and castle on the other side of the Vltava."
We managed to dodge rain showers and toured the castle grounds that afternoon, as well as checking out the shopping opportunities. Dinner at a restaurant very ...
... with our guide, Naomi - English and moved to Austria when 18months old, giving us interesting information on the drive. The farms are very small - 50 hectares or smaller, so neat and tidy. Once we crossed into the Czech Republic it was not as tidy. Naomi gave us some info on the communist era.
We arrived at Cesky Krumlov with our umbrellas and headed off with our local guide - our first male guide. Cesky Krumlov has 14 000 inhabitants and no ...