Travel Blogs from Prague
... you out the first time. After the tour Mary and I wandered down to Charles Bridge and then went our separate ways, as it was the end of the day. Although there was a wonderful sunset over the river. So Prague had redeemed itself. To be fair, it wasn't Prague's fault in the first place, it was just at the wrong place at the wrong time when the scam was discovered and the grand panic and hysteria began. Oh well. I wandered home and had some dinner again with Martin after ...
... defense towers. Most of the castle areas are open to tourists. Nowadays, the castle houses several museums, including the National Gallery collection of Bohemian baroque and mannerism art, exhibition dedicated to Czech history, Toy Museum and the picture gallery of Prague Castle, based on the collection of Rudolph II. The Summer Shakespeare Festival regularly takes place in the courtyard of Burgrave Palace. The neighbourhood around the Prague Castle is called Hradčany. ...
So Steve and I cook breakfast ( eggs and cheese sandwich) and head out for our self guided tour! Steve wanted to use an app from Travel Advisor and follow it to the sights. We get to about 4 sights and the app wont direct us to the next one. So we just decide to start walking toward the river. We notice on the other side there is this huge hill with something moving on top. We say that looks pretty cool lets go there. ...
... on our way. A bus ride, tram ride and walk down the wrong street later (and still without a map) we finally found a sign advertising the hostel, Old Square Hostel. By the time we arrived it was coming up to half 9 and we had been travelling since 10 so of course our only priority was finding food. After failing to find the restaurant the Australians in our room recommended we decided to go with the one we had decided looked nice earlier when first searching for the ...
... was actually a tribute to how communism wastes people away, and it had a man progressively degrading as he moved up the hill. From the road it basically looked like a zombie invasion, and in the fog and rain, it really freaked me out.
Praha also has some great art too. The Czech artist Mucha is everywhere on posters and in shops, and I fell in love with his art. It was wonderful to be able to experience an artist for the first time and immediately be able to visit ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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