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... tours weren't for over an hour, so we continued to
the Brewery Museum in the city centre. A few beers later and a walk through the
museum and we had seen an amazing collection of historical equipment used in
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Walking through the square in the towns
centre, we came upon 3 bells in a frame outside the church, along with
a story about ...
... to see the scale of the brewery – it’s gigantic. The bottling plant alone was phenomenal, with a capacity of 120,000 bottles per hour. You got to see the historical side of the brewery as well as the new contemporary side –
essentially everything is brewed in the same way, only bigger and better with more robotics and less man power. It’s all about being more efficient and brewing more beer! I suppose ...
Time to leave Prague, Dieter would be outside the hotel near 11am. We had breakfast that the hotel served: toast, meat, cheese, tomatoes and coffee. From breakfast we finished packing then went out to the square to buy some chocolates, macaroons and a cappuccino. We met Dieter, threw our things into the back of the car and were off.
On the way Dieter suggested that we go to a summer palace in Pilsen and we agreed. When we got to Pilsen it was lunch time so of ...
Plzen is home the Pilsner Urquell brewery which is the label which Josef Groll created when he was too slow to copyright 'Pilsner' after creating the worlds most popular type of beer.
We spent a few hours exploring the central city and had dinner at the breweries restaurant as we were too late for a tour. ...
... into Germany today and making for Passau. Our plans have changed as Passau is at the confluence of three rivers, the banks of one of which at least having burst. We stopped off at the bike shop in Plzen and I succumbed, choosing a Mibo Mastr folding scooter. Having chosen, came the paying. Not straightforward when the shop doesn't accept cards. In the end the pleasant young owner took me in his car to a bank. The first bank suggested we try a ...