Travel Blogs from Brno
Wednesday 9 July 2014 Brno
Cool and cloudy 20C
We set off early this morning for the Moravian Karst to visit the Pynkva Cave and Macocha Abyss. We had reserved tickets for the tour at 10am and needed to arrive 40 mins early to pick up the tickets. We caught a train from Brno at 8.30 then a bus from Blansko to the ticket office. When we arrived there seemed to be a problem that they called ...
... and tomorrow. I went to the supermarket to get Cream but as nothing is written in English I returned with Sour Cream and was immediately sent back to get Whipped Cream. I did manage to find it however – not a popular item for the locals.
We notice there are no cars in the centre of Brno, it is all trams and the few taxi's (for millionaires only) as the advertising tells us on the tourist ...
... town mascot)! We passed by another large square under construction called Zelny Trn and then did a round of the Sts Peter and Paul Cathedral that stands on the site of the old Brno Castle and (Austrian) prison.
The bells chime midday from this Cathedral at 11am every day because in 1645 during the 30 year war the General of the Swedish siege said that they would spare Brno if they not been taken it by 12 noon, so the Brno townspeople rang ...
More rain today, took the A roads to try and get some better riding. However the rain combined with the traffic made it a bit of a chore.....so spending all day struggling to find any enjoyment and all nights talking to myself makes for a very depressed ...
... all through Same as ours but vows a bit longer that was really lovely. Left there and got taxi to the Romany museum it was not open as there was a street festival Watched the children dancing Very poor area of Brno. Museum manager allowed us to go into the museum early. It was the amazing and devastating story of the persecution of the Romanies since they left India Such a colourful culture Very similar history as what happened to Australian ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed