Travel Blogs from Prague
... you usually get in Europe. Ally's proficiency for finding great accommodations in impeccable locations once again proved to be true as we were centered in the Jewish district in the heart of Prague's Old Town. We were 3 blocks away from Old Town Square which contains many of the city's iconic sights and is the location of it's famed Christmas Market, which at the time was still colorfully decorated for the recently celebrated Easter holiday. One block away was Central ...
... far between.) The Czech cuisine is full of wonderful wild game, potatoes and dumplings and gravies. Green beans? Not so much. Drink the local Czech beers and Moravian wines - they are wonderful and inexpensive (48 korunas for 0.5 L of beer - that's about $1.40).
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... The John Lennon Wall. It is a public wall of art where Czech youths would peacefully protest the government. Even when the government cleaned the wall, it would be full of color and words of peace by the next day so they eventually just left it. It was a really beautiful place. I signed my name on the wall of course.
All of the Czech people I met were very nice. They speak a lot of English. I did learn a few words though. Unfortunately by the time I got around ...
... walk several blocks to a secluded restaurant whose name translates "The Red Wheel". We are charmed with the lovely patio and décor. The salmon dish we selected is excellent, and our new friends Barbara and Joan and Ron join us. We opt for walking back to our hotel through the charming streets lit by lamplight and store display windows.
Last breakfast in Rome Taxi to Borghesi Gardens - first cab would not take short fare Left Gini on seat then went and hired motor assisted pedal cab. Took Gini across park to where had great view of Rome. Crossing main road bit hairy. Christian had fun in amusement area - little race track - electric basketball game etc. Walked back to hotel as downhill - had dropped Gini off at nearest exit to hotel before ...
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