Hotel Galileo Prague
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Calendarium of Totalitarianism, an incredibly interesting display in Wenceslas Square (the Christmas carol runs through my mind so I must call it New Town or the square) on freedom week http://www.oponaops.eu/opona/en/project s/Calendarium-of-totalitarianism/about (looks like we will need to take a picture of every panel on display – yikes, …
... is what the Nazi’s referred to as a Jewish ghetto. Terezin was about an hour north of Prague and was originally built when Austria-Hungary was fighting against the Prussians back in the 1800’s, I think. It was built as a fortified army post to stop the Prussian’s from attacking Prague and Vienna after that era ended the fort was used as a prison. In fact one of the assassins of the Austrian Duke ...
... feeling and does not detract from the gold of the altar and paintings. In the back of the church is the marble baptismal font, it had a gold cover on it. Unfortunately, no pictures allowed or Liz and I would have doubled our pic count!
After a little more wandering, we ultimately found our way back to the car. I think next time it will be 3days to throughly explore the city and castle!
The ride back was uneventful, since we ...
... we left we were super hungry and needed to look for sweaters so we headed to Wenceslas Square and stopped at a street vendor. Abby had fried cheese and I got this sausage with bread that was really good! And it was #8 on the menu which I now know how to say---"osm" which is pronounced "awesome." That may have influenced my ordering decision a bit! We were looking for H&M since we knew there was one over that way and need cheap sweaters since ...
... free delivery ha ha.
I also went to a Local Monastery that is still in operation. The monastery overlooks Prague and has an awesome view. The monks also brew their own beer there and have a restaurant which is exceptional. The Beer was heavenly, no pun intended, ok maybe a little pun; but none the less it was godly. I have come to appreciate the small things in life more here, such as just being able to sit with people for hours and have ...
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