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... placed (about 400 years ago), they wanted folks to remember that the early church was a community for both the living and the dead. Eventually, the bone stackers became more interested in the design than the theological motivation. The result, while a little creepy, is rather fascinating. Yes, the bones are real (original bones provided by those lost to plague or war), and (according to the pamphlet), ...
Having pounded the pavement in Prague for two consecutive days, it was time to mix things up a bit. We considered taking an organised bus tour to Kutna Hora which would take 5 hours and cost 52€, but we figured we could do it cheaper alone! We bought our train tickets the day before and return for two people cost only 342CZK or 13.50€. Not bad! It is a pity that the Deutsche Bahn isn't so cheap.
Because we wanted to have an early start, it ...
... the human body. Erin plans to use a picture as a fun activity for her fifth graders. Don't you, Erin?
Macabre. Fascinating. Sobering. There were child skulls. Skulls that had been attacked with weapons. Tiny skull keychains for sale in the gift shop.
This trip led us to an interesting discussion of what we want done with our remains when we die. What we both do NOT want is our skeletons made into ...
Took the train to Kutna Hora the other day, a town an hour east of Prague, in the Czech Republic. It was an awesome time. Prague is an affordable city, but once you leave and arrive in the small towns everything is even cheaper. I had a burger and pop for lunch for $2.90 Canadian and it was delicious. I visited the bone ossuary, a few Cathedrals and the Czech museum of silver - hradek. Surrounding the bone ossuary was ...
... about 5 minutes aimlessly, I manage to hail the most random taxi ever, and catch a lift back to the hostel. On top of being the most random and out of place taxi, it had to be running on diamonds or weapons grade uranium, because itcost me a fortune to get where I needed to go... but I was safely 'home', and that was worth every Czech Kronn I paid.
The following day was check-out time, so I organized my gear and headed down to hand in my stuff. Again... ...