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... had been done, I sat back in the sun and relaxed.
We took our time to pack up everything and
then got in the car for the relaxed drive to Plzen - this time all via the back
roads, and most of the time doing only 70-80km/h allowing us to take it all in.
Cruising into Plzen at about 2pm we met with our Air BnB host and he gave us an
amazing run down of the city, don't think we could have really found a better
person to give us ...
... to store and transport beer, refrigeration for houses, and fresh water. They were cool and moist, and I’m glad we had a guide with us or we most definitely would have got lost! The poor guide, even in Czech, you could tell she was nervous, and we learned at the end of the tour that it had been her very first tour being the guide on her own!
We had yet more rain in Pilsen, but found a restaurant close to the hotel. ...
... 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 ...
... meters. Enough to fit 5 football fields. They have four lines. One specifically for recycled glass bottles, the others for new glass bottles, cans and plastic bottles. They can fill and package 120,000 bottles an hour and that doesn't count the cans at the same time. We then watched a short video on what makes Pilsner Urquell unique and a bit on its history. Basically it revolutionised how beer was brewed by using a new method of ...
... was a pleasant change from French museums being good value and interesting. A several page description in English was available. The modest entry fee included a half litre of pils in the museum restaurant, provided by somewhat surly bar staff. Perhaps influenced by the litre and a half of pils I'd enjoyed I lashed out 12€ on a lidded stein, telling myself it would keep wasps out of my beer and only remembering later that I normally stick to drinking wine when abroad. Ah ...