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... stopped literally in the middle of nowhere (Kotolec U Jihlavy) to wait an hour for the connecting train to Telc.
We could hardly believe it when we stepped off the train at KUJ - there was only the train station, 6 dusty gravel platforms and a waiting room (60's design with formica tables) and that was it. No food, no town in sight, we were wondering if our journey to Telc was to the end of the Czech Republic.
Regardless, our next ...
Jan Hus, was another great figure in history here - he was a priest reformer in the late 1300s. Fighting a Corrupt church, high taxes, hierarchy, Have you heard about the Chalice Warriors, or Hussars - that was him. The church wasn't happy about these ideas and they burnt him at the stake. All the Hussites were killed by Catholic Austrian Hapsburg dynasty. We went down country roads ...
... looked different and the houses too. We stopped at a very old town in a big bend of the river. There was an amazing bridge held up by three layers of arches. A beautiful painted tower was on top of a big castle with bears in the moat. Even though we have seen lots of amazing things I was still stunned by this beautiful place.
When we arrived at the hotel I was put in a lift and taken up to the ...
... were waiting.
Cesky Krumlov is an absolute riot of sensational architecture. There is a sprawling castle high above the town. It has a painted tower of unusual shape, and there are a series of fine and dramatic courtyards that my Good Lady Wife wished to ride through on a white horse. The highlight is an extraordinary multi-tiered walkway that stands as a high and dominating focal point. It is composed of three layers of stone arches topped by painted covered walkways, and ...
Pronounced Cheské Boudyovitzé, this town seemed like a good destination for me because it hosted a brewerie, and I've always been a good fan of seeing how beer is made and then getting a few samplers. However, I arrived extra late in town because I was hungover from the nation2nation party on tuesday, so I didnt do much when I got there. The next morning, I wandered the streets ...
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