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7. 3 hr bus to Cesky Krumlov.. Tick.
8. Accommodation booked in Poland not Czech Republic.. Oops.
9. Brendan watching Looney Tunes.. Theme continues.
10. Medieval Town.. Work in progress.
... latched onto a late nineteenth pseudoscientific thread which investigated the notion of how "selective breeding" can improve the quality of humanity. There is a wealth of literature on display showing the intellectual development of what came to be known as eugenics. Which is where the Old Edwardian comes in. Francis Galton was the founding father of the whole eugenic movement, so he can probably be credited with getting the ball rolling on the road to Nazi mass murder. And it all ...
Back to the hotel to download the day's pix before heading out to dinner, Peter telling us since the weather will now be worse in the morning the bike ride is delayed into the afternoon. The pig's knee was massive, the pork rind component decadent. Tried to make sure I ate as little pure fat as possible. More camaraderie at dinner ie good natured jabs. While large efforts were made by most, nobody probably ate more than half ...
... not like the Greeks who sort of laugh in the face of danger and purposely dive like maniacs but given that a long line of cars forms nearly every five kilometers behind a large truck or van, the passing in the oncoming lane becomes a huge gamble. We made it Plzen just fine despite some rather tense moments on the freeway.
Plzen is a much bigger city that Budejovice and did not really have any of the same charm. We arrived at our hotel in the late afternoon ...
... checked for quality, and cut. The factory dates from 1904 and was nationalized during the communist government rule. The previous owners bought it back after 1989 and it appears to be going strong. We were all amazed at the amount of hand cutting required on some of the pieces of glass that were being produced. And the amount of concentration necessary during an 8-hour is beyond my imagination.
The drive south through Bohemia was beautiful. ...