Travel Blogs from Prague
... the map we had!
Haydns foot was not holding up so he & Will rested in the lounge while Lauren and I attempted car parking. We were gone for 1.5 hours. Tom Tom was no help, and we were completely lost (just for an hour or so).
With the car stopped we hiked back the Hostel and set out to find a way to see Prague without Haydn having to walk.
We found it!! The Big red Car! We paid the 1500 Koruna (about $25 ...
... soon after. The 30 sculptures along the bridge were added in the 17th & 18th centuries. We had had enough walking, the old backs were starting to give up on us. Several of the group were going to the Opera tonite, but we decided it wasn't for us, so we had a salad and pizza and hit the sack. Ironically, there are a lot of italian places to ...
... of the city. After having a coffee with a few others of our group I wandered off by myself.
Walking along the river I came across some large baby sculptures, the size of them made them impressive but the facial features I found a bit odd. Another sculpture nearby was rather more poignant, a memorial to the victims of Communism. Not far from this memorial I caught a funicular up Petrin Hill and made my way to Petrin Tower. ...
After some searching, I found a direct train from Warsaw to Prague, yay! Didn't have to switch trains or get in later at night. Being the last train for me this time, it also was quite memorable, though not entirely good. Okay, it was not that bad, but broken windows made for a really hot ride as it chugged along the Polish countryside. Our wagon door was actually open for a time until the ticket inspectors realized it was open. The train had to stop so the door could ...
... the crowd breaks into applause; hour after hour the crowds and applause continue.
The guide also told us of the story of the Bishop John Nepomucene who upon taking the Queen of Bohemia’s confession the King interrogated him to learn her secrets when he would not relent he was killed and tossed into the river off the Charles bridge. His body was found a couple of days later with five stars on the water so ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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