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... on the castle tour after the walking tour (we both had bought tickets earlier). The castle tour was AMAZING. Even more like a fairytale. The tour guide (different one this time) brought us to a place called Golden Lane where there was a weapons museum (I forget what it was actually called) with a torture room in it! So creepy. Inside, I also got to shoot a crossbow :) it was so much fun! I only hit the third ring from the bullseye on my first shot because I was shooting right (I'm ...
Did a tour of the city today for a few hours which was great. Again this place is so filled with history & that includes many churches which are elaborate. Czech society is quite secular about 80% say they are agnostic or atheist so many of the churches are used for classical musical concerts. Although the weather is overcast & cold ...
... Because it is a cathedral it has the typical cross structure and beautiful stain glass windows. The problem with cathedrals is once you've seen one, you've pretty much seen them all. Cory explained some of the architecture to me so that was interesting. This cathedral had a confessional, I've never seen one before. We tried getting photos in front of it but there were too many tourists, as it was a Saturday. Following the cathedral we toured ...
... disadvantage was that they were unable to travel outside the eastern block. He said most people still enjoyed a good standard of living. Apparently Prague itself has zero unemployment. The Czech Rep however has 11%. The Czech Rep has always been very industrial and he said the allies made a big mistake letting Germany take over Czech as the manufactured many of their weaponry there. They also have quite a lot of agriculture. He said the landscape is often covered ...
... to then have to head back. Those who couldn't make the walk were shot by the side of the road.
After a harrowing day we picked up a BBQ chook for $6 and some stroopwaffles. We then decided to cheer ourselves up and went out for drinks and dinner. We had BBQ pork spareribs and my first try of Jagermeister. Well a few tries.
Well we spent the next day recovering and packing for our departure to Budapest the next ...
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