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Went out for a guided tour of the main square here in Prague. It was beautiful. I could not hear the tour guide so I can't tell you the names of all the buildings. Vicky and I ducked into a pub and had a great meal, I had schnitzel and Vicky had Gouslash and we are up to two beers at dinner now!
I wish we had more time to explore …
Vicky and I set out early at 7 am to tour the city. Prague is not an early-start kind of place but we eventually found a great little breakfast near the Spanish Synagogue that Vicky wanted to visit.
From there we walk around the city towards the Cyril and Methodius Church. This Orthodox church was built in honor of St. Cyril and St …
... doors to the cells in
the background and one cell which housed hundreds of prisoners).
About 150,000 Jews passed through Terezin; about 35,000 died
there (see here the national cemetery on site) and most of the rest were
transported east and executed—the majority to Auschwitz. There is a striking
statute on the site of the Small Fortress to commemorate the suffering of the
... Prague. The other man next to him was a bio-medical engineer. However, my favorite patron was a 28 year old man from Wales who was drunker than most at the bar. Despite that he was extremely funny and even bought me 2 Stella's and bought kinsey some nachos, he was a good guy and even better company for watching the game with. Perhaps the funniest part of the night was the fact that my roommate failed to stay awake at the Hard Rock ...
... as they ususally are in such situations, appeared to be the one in charge. The couple was dressed as king and queen and, what better place to be king and queen (even if only for a day) than a castle.
The Prague Castle has been used by Bohemian kings since about the 9th century, though, of course it's seen a few architectural changes since then. it's still used as the location for special official occaisons (not that a wedding isn't special... ...