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... had published a walking tour of the city that we decided to try, starting at the Marienplatz. Our first stop was the old Hertie department store. We couldn't go in as it's being restored, but the lobby was used as the lobby for the movie, "The Grand Hotel Budapest." We gave it a peak through the windows and confirmed it was the same one.
We continued walking, visiting the simple Evangelical Church of our Lady, although with ...
... had been the location for the filming of the "Grand Old Budapest Hotel" movie, in which an old department store had been refurbished and renovated for the film. I think they now plan on turning it back into a department store. David was pretty chuffed as he loved this movie, so we set off to find the building. First we sat and enjoyed a yummy German sausage and some cherries that we bought at a local market. The buildings in town were about as cute ...
... and through locks the narrowest of which only allows 25cms either side of the ship. There were 4 computer screens which showed river depth from different angles and GPS locations of the ship, bridges and other craft. It has auto pilot and the whole wheelhouse can be lowered to the level of the deck when passing under low bridges. There was also a short lecture on the Czech Republic given by ...
... dish. Bellies were soon full n spirits high n we returned to the hotel for showers n some rest.
-we eventually motivated for dinner n found a place w yummy soups n salads. We have done a good job of avoiding the ever present meat dishes n seeking out soups, salads n veggie dishes whenever possible.
-home to bed for some well deserved sleep after some planning for the next day
... wrong. Decided to hoof
it up river n catch the short ferry across. Was glad to c it arrive n take me home to my side of the river
-chatted w L about the adventure n ate the doner n pretzel I had brought back. Good times n then early to bed.
-elapsed time 1:34; rolling time 1:23; distance 25.7km. Pretty much rode straight to Bad S