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Travel Blogs from Karlovy Vary
I am writing this while on the R6/e48 from Prague to Karlovy Vary, so I don't know how long I will last. Today was another one of stories of exile and banishment and various other strategies to reduce the number of Jews. One creative plan during the mid 1700's was to grant only one marriage licence per family, meaning sons could not marry until …
Well, here I am at the Grad Pupp around 3pm in the afternoon in Karlovy Vary musing on what a strange place this is. It is a Potemkin village of a sort, with these grand buildings, beautiful facades hiding in many cases, decrepit interiors. The communist era does not seem very far behind us. I guess the preponderance of Russians, makes it feel …
... tower is at the height of 25 meters and can be also reached by an elevator; however, we preferred to stretch our legs on its 150 steps. We could even enter the tower without any additional fee and the view was really fantastic since the surrounding of Karlovy Vary is full of green woods.
On the way back we passed by two churches - Church of St. Mary Magdalene (catholic) and Church of St. Peter and Paul (orthodox).
The strangest thing ...
9 July 2013
I still have to write some previous pages but meanwhile in short, an update.
Visiting friends;…old friends/ old old friends/young old friends / family members etc has been my main activity during the last few days and provided me with pleasant/ funny/ emotional/ educational/ interesting times (take your pick of any combination) Last night I arrived home late and went to bed at ...
... a second lap, while I rode slowly back to the hotel. Glutton for punishment, that boy! After the bike ride, we walked up the hill next to our hotel to the Diana lookout, then strolled back through the beautiful forest to the Jeleni Skok lookout for cake and coffee. There is a funicular railway that goes from the Grand Hotel Pupp (a hotel that has featured in a couple of movies - Last Holiday, and Casino Royal) to the ...
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