Travel Blogs from Plzen
We spent our last morning in Prague climbing a hill. It was slightly colder than yesterday morning but sunny none the less. We made our way across town without getting lost this time. We took possibly the steepest, and at times, the muddiest path up the hill. I swear, I do not know who designed the path up this steep hill, but it had no switchbacks …
... 000 bottles per hour. Went down in the tunnels to see where all the beer is left to ferment, Tasted unfiltered and non pasteurised Pilsner Urquell beer tapped straight from Oak barrels. Got to climb through the hatch of a barrel, which people have to do to clean the inside. After the fantastic Brewery tour we headed to their pub in town for some lunch, which was only a short walk away. A great old building filled ...
... walking down to the Urquell Brewery, for another complimentary beer, this one the free-be from the underground tour.
With little more to do than wander back into the town centre, taking in the sights of the gardens along the way, and stop for another beer, we enjoyed the last of the afternoon sunshine, before heading back to the camper.
Doing a quick tally of our spendings for the day, we worked out lunch cost us 12 Euro, meaning our whole day of drinking ...
Keen to get to the Czech Republic and to be able to use the 'Eastern Europe' Tom Tom App on the iPad (from the Western one, the Czech Republic, is simply a blank spot on the map) we were on the road early, getting through a couple of hours of travel before stopping for breakie.
We navigated as far as the border through smaller and smaller German settlements, we ...
On our way to Prague and still on the hunt for Castles we stumbled across this amazing Chateau on a hill between Plzen and Prague. It was built in the 1100's (like most castles seem to be), more like a Chateau than a traditional turreted castle but they still call them Castles.
We went on a tour with a Czech speaking guide so some of the info is a little blurred, built for a King originally and has had a long history which ...
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