Hotel Alley Olomouc
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... on for about another hour to our final stop of the day in Olomouc. Along the way we had a brief nap (Sophie was seriously catching flies - wish I'd taken a photo!) and also got to know loads of new people. The majority of the people on the tour are female Australians who all seem really lovely. After checking into our hotel (yes I did mean hotel and it is so nice considering we're on a backpackers tour), we went for an exploration around the town as a ...
... guy who had been in our dorm for the past 3 days but had never spoken to us, was also on the tour, and we discovered his name to be John.
After a quick safety talk, and pleanty of jokes later, we eventually met everyone else on the trip thanks to Ben, our tour guide carrying out "interrogations", which didn't go to plan at all but had everyone in stitches in the process!
We then arrived at the "Church of human bones", which quite frankly was ...
... seeing the proper defense structures. We had lunch in the castle. It was clearly a tourist destination, given the crowds, but they were almost exclusively Czech so we were a bit of a surprise for the restaurant staff - but they recovered quickly and found someone who could help translate the menu for us.
After lunch, it was time for the long drive to Prague. It was a long time in the car for all, but with a little bribery and several pit stops, ...
... a lovely room set up for us on the second floor ( 3 flights of stairs) but unfortunately it did not have a kettle or fridge as promised. This was the hotel building, but we had to move to their uber-modern pension a few door down. While it wasn't as quaint, it did have the amenities and an elevator. And there was an amazing floor lamp that had a remote colour wheel control that could turn the room just about any colour you wanted.
We went to the Main Square, Namestie Horni ...
... forward to it so I can see it for real and remember and reflect and the other part is dreading it.
Supper tonight was really good - a couple of people had pig's knuckles which tasted divine (I had pasta with chargrilled veg and supposedly spicy sausage but couldn't taste it at all...am suspicious they didn't include it). Up early tomorrow so am off to bed (rather than going drinking).