Travel Blogs from Kutna Hora
As the ride to Prague was just two-and-a-half hours, we made no effort to get underway early. We got up around the same time as the other two Australians, slowly packed our things onto the bike and left Cesky Krumlov. However, instead of heading directly to Prague, we opted instead to go via the "Bone Church", or by its proper name, Sedlec Ossuary. The Cathedral isn't big, just one main corridor with 3 square rooms radiating out from ...
... 2 opera singers who entertained us. When in Ptague you are constantly badgered by students selling tickets to concerts and trying to force advertising to them into your hands. I had actually book these tickets before leaving home. It was very enjoyable and lovely to have the box to ourselves.
... you where there is an ATM?" we asked.
"Down here, around there" and some mumbling they said.
We eventually found the ATM and got some cash. Back to pay them and have a look around.
You can have a look at the photos and make you own mind up about it. Apparently it wasn't done it a ghoulish way but to show that ...
... Europe fought for spots in the cemetery. Many people from the plague were also buried here. Then when they ran out of room the bones were collected from the ground and placed along side the outside of the church. A semi blind monk started to move them inside the church. Finally another man decided to make the bones into artful creations. He stacked bones on top of one another to created pyramids that are 15 feet high, chandeliers that are made of all the bones in the human body and ...
I use my interrail day of train travel to visit Kutna Hora in the Czech Republic before I catch the direct 4 hour train to Bratislava. The small town was founded on the mining of silver ore and by the 13th century it was producing a third of all European silver. First, I have a look round the Ossuary - the Church of All Saints, which is decorated with more than 40,000 human bones. Pretty grim but it looks amazing. During ...
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