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Travel Blogs from Prague

Part A - the Jewish Qtr

A travel blog entry by csgrtadventure on Oct 20, 2015

4 comments, 25 photos

... someone's lifetime back in the day). This synagogue was more Kabbalistic. After a flood in 1860, the building as part of it's renovation was raised almost 5 ft. As I learned in my later tours, most of what is Prague today has been raised about 10 feet because of the seasonal flooding of the Vltava River. When I first walked into the synagogue, I wondered about what appeared to me as texturing on the wall. It is not texturing but ...

Second day of touring Prague

A travel blog entry by kthagan on Jun 13, 2015

7 photos

... br style="line-height: 15.8599996566772px;">-bfast then did some research n agreed to go up the hill for views of Prague. We were kind of looking for ways to kill time but this ended up being a good one.
-on the way to the base of the funicular, we took the route along Kampa Island. We'd wanted to try this so it was a bonus and a pleasant walk through a park away from traffic ...

Prague raw food festival and photo tour

A travel blog entry by lovett217 on Jun 07, 2015

8 photos

Prague is quite nice. Staying next to the Charles Bridge, means we are surrounded by tourists! We started a free tour this morning but decided to leave soon after and do our own thing. I wanted to go the raw food festival and Lara wanted to rest. The festival was fab and now i need a Vitamix!! The ...


A travel blog entry by lancastersgapyr on Mar 01, 2015

35 photos

... church with everyone's bones.
There were warriors skulls that were shot and stabbed in the head. There was a chandelier made out of every bone in the body.
It was weird and awesome. After we went to a good restaurant. (Of course I had chips)

We went to an AWESOME zoo.
My favorite animal was the Polar Bear because, it was fighting with the other one, they were playing ...

The Old Jewish Quarter

A travel blog entry by jasonandgaryn on Oct 08, 2014

18 photos

... or leaning on others. There's a reason for this. The area was designated as a Jewish cemetery back in the 1500s, but after a while, it filled up and there was no room left. Since the Jews weren't permitted anywhere to bury their dead, they ended up burying bodies in coffins on top of one another, up to seven bodies high. In this small area, there are about 12,000 tombstones, yet many, many more bodies buried here.

Over the next couple of hours we stopped by the ...