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Today. Mhm where to start??
1. Breakfast.. Tick.
2. 25min walk to the middle of nowhere.. Tick.
3. The worst bus instructions ever given.. Tick.
4. 1hr bus back to Prague.. Oops.
5. Bus dropoff in the middle of nowhere.. Tick.
We had close to 2 full days in this enchanting little spot that sits along the Vltava River with the castle situated high above and visible from almost every angle in the city. Both the city and castle were owned by the House of Rosenburg from 1302 until 1719 when it then belonged to the House of Schwarzenburg. It wasn't the lack of money but the lack of heirs that resulted in the castle being transferred to the ...
... said we would have a white water rafting adventure with a guide, unlimited Czech shots of rum and enjoy pubs that lined the river. Our "guide" picked us up and drove miles outside of town before pulling onto a dirt road where he preceded to tell us that we would be continuing on alone. He said he had to pick up a friend from jail and wouldn't be able to do the tour with us. The lady at the hostel where we booked the crawl through told us that we couldn't ...
... when it's hard to find a room and the streets are filled with mass tourism. We walked 5 minutes from the bus station and checked in and wandered the narrow cobblestone streets and found only a few restaurants or people walking about.
Cesky Krumlov is a fairy-tale castle town and a UNESCO World Heritage site. It's the 2nd most popular site in Czech Republic after Prague. It's only about 12,000 people and in the summer its ...
... br> I had a fantastic time exploring the western side of Czech Republic and would return in a heartbeat just for the beer!
Some random thoughts:
-you can get excellent draft beer for under $1.50 a pint (in Prague, it's a bit more expensive but if you know where to go, you can still find a great deal!)
-cheese is super cheap!
-fave soup: garlic soup with cheese and croutons-like some other countries ...