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 …
... naaaawwww !!!!
The massive "1000 mile traveled" mark was hit a few miles outside Kaiserslautern in southern Germany....it was a fantastic moment and by golly did we savour it at 4am !!!
Shortly after this, the ...
long, the Synagogue managed to remain intact, and is now in a wonderful
condition, and provides an amazing view to what the community built over 120
We wandered back through the square and off
to Groll, a microbrewery that had been built on the northern edge of the city,
where we happened to run into Michael again. A few more beers (wine for Emma)
and discussions with him and his friends ...
... have to keep all those Czechs happy and make sure they don’t go thirsty! Pilsner Urquell has been brewed at this same brewery since 1842, and they say the Pilsen lager inspired more than 2/3 of the world’s pilsner labelled beers. Thank you Pilsen! The best part of the tour was at the end where we tasted unfiltered and non-pasteurised Pilsner Urquell beer tapped straight from the oak lager barrels. Ahhhhhhhh!
... had to eat first. We found a little pub and popped in, the weather was becoming fierce outside; wind, and very dark skies.
What a wonderful surprise; the restaurant served gluten free food, nearly everything on the menu could be made gluten free. This had been a problem in Prague, there were very few selections so this was so very welcome. I had a meal called Tavern Potatoes; consisting of fried potato slices, a cream sauce with ham and broccoli over the ...