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Since we maximized our time in Prague our first 2 days, we decided to spend today taking a side trip to Kutna Hora. It is a relatively small town about an hour outside of Prague. The highlights of the town are a "Bone Church" and Silver Mining. We first stopped at the Bone Church, which is decorated with actual human bones. The church & surrounding cemetery date back to 13th or 14th century. When the bones ...
... 5 locals beers and one surprise (cider ale.....meh). It was such a fun place to stop. Thanks Moe. With our stomachs full ( forgot to mention our plum crisps) we did the 30 minute walk through various neighborhoods to the Bone Chapel AKA The Ossuary. Okay, I am writing this on our way back to Prague and our stop is close so bye for now. Don't want to miss the stop again! I will attempt to upload pics with our spotty wifi when we get back to our ...
... Hora just for the Ossuary is probably not worth it. I'm really glad we also saw the town, church, and cathedral. To make a day trip to see them all IS worth it. Or, in our case, a half-day trip.
After the church, we walked to the main ...
... is shocking in the sheer number of dead, and how impersonal the skulls are. It is also quite obvious, I feel, that although the first monk who started to organise and decorate the room with the upturned bones may have done it with some kind of spiritual intention, the work of Rint in the 1800s had no spiritual intent, despite what he says. I feel he was just a macabre kind if person (and this, coupled with the works by Jan Svankmajer, has left a pretty ingrained image of the Czech in ...
This morning was an early morning- Jeanne had to be up and at breakfast for 7am to be at the conference by 8. All in all she was pretty quiet getting ready. I woke up a little before 7 and once Jeanne headed out the door I lounged a while before getting myself ready to meet Kerri for breakfast before we left for Kutna Hora. Our tour bus was coming at 9:30.
Kutna Hora is an old silver mining town about an hour outside Prague. In the ...
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