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Travel Blogs from Plzen
A brilliant day dawned over the tent at
Murnersee, but unfortunately that also equates to a hot sun rising, and it
wasn't long before the two of us were feeling quite warm in tent... So no sleep
in again. But the benefit of this morning was that we also awoke right in the
middle of a lovely serene environment. Emma jumped up and went for a run around the lake, and I
set about getting a cup of tea happening for when she got back. Once the ...
... a bit over the heavy Czech food, so we tried a Mexican restaurant, which turned out to be really good!
The next day we took it easy in the morning, and after a healthy salad for lunch sitting in the park, and another walk along the lovely stream in town, headed for the big gates of the
Pilsner Urquell brewery. We joined a tour which was a bit overcommercialised and pretty standard as far as brewery tours go, but it ...
... agreed that this was the best dish of all and I certainly thought it was too. The warm food was a contrast to the storm outside.
From lunch we found the summer castle. Skies had cleared so it was perfect timing.
The castle was closed for the day but the gardens were quite beautiful. We wandered about for some time before heading down the path to some Hungarian Coffee, a coffee with egg liquor.
Time to get back to Amberg and watch the world ...
Ah, it's so nice to be away from the crowds of tourists. I'm in Plzen now, caught the train at 9.15am this morning and arrived around 11am. Coming into Plzen on the train, and then walking to the hostel, I was questioning my choice of places to visit. It was industrial looking, nothing to write home about. But then I walked into the Old Town centre and it's quite pretty, with old buildings and cobbled streets and a large town square. There ...
13/5/2013. Yeeessss!!!! Back to civilization as we know it .....WIFI IS AGAIN AVAILABLE. Much as we enjoy being in Germany and admire it for its' beautiful towns, for a tourist needing Internet access it's a disaster, unless staying in a hotel of course. So, on a cold wet gray day we arrived at the unmanned border to the Czech Republic, only to turn round and head back into Germany. We'd intended avoiding motorway tolls as much as possible and had arrived at a minor border ...