Plaza Alta Hotel
Travel Blogs from Prague
... out to wander. We snacked along the way savoring the round sweet bread and another apple tart for treats. I shopped and found Tommy asleep again in a store. There are not very many benches here for him, poor guy. But as always, her is a trooper. Note to self- The Czechs park up on the sidewalks or walkways...have to watch for that a bit as well.
Do to some mechanical issues our plane was delayed by two hours causing us to miss our flight from Munich to Prague. No matter, we arrived to see our lovely friends Pavel & Eugenia around 9pm and they took us to our flat (apartment). The flat is very nice with just about everything furnished by Ikea. Actually it feels like I am living in one of Ikea's fake home displays. I am waiting for a family to walk through and open up all of the drawers ...
... find the metro office - yea!! Tourists on a mission!!!
To demonstrate how far we have come in our travel experiences, we didn't even bat a eye at having to switch from metro, to tram to city bus to get to the zoo!!
The zoo was just ok. Parts of it were old and dingy and we felt sad for the animals. They are doing renovations after some pretty bad flooding, so hope that will update it more. The highlight was a monkey ...
... proclaimed: "I see a great city whose glory will touch the stars." ("Vidím město veliké, jehož sláva hvězd se dotýkati bude."). She instructed her people to go and build a castle where a man was building the threshold (in Czech práh) of a house. "And because even the great noblemen must bow low before a threshold, you shall give it the name Praha". Her words were obeyed and some two hundred years later, the city of Prague became ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet