Travel Blogs from Sezimovo Usti
We love this resort so much that we decided to stay another day and night. The photos of Pocatky were taken from a 16th. century bell tower. We were inside at 12 noon but the bells didn't ring. Thank goodness.
Photo of the time keeper's "nest" are included.
We both had massages today.
Left our Prague apartment this morning and drove to this fitness resort. Foot massage for 2 (that's people not feet) at 6 PM. Horseback riding at 10 AM, full body massage at 2 and Jacuzzi at 7:30 tomorrow. We should really be relaxed by Tuesday!!
Great weather, great time.
D & B
Our last travel day (not including tomorrow's long flight home) began at 8:30 after breakfast at the hotel in Prague.
Not too much to report here.
We stopped for a break at the town of Tabor, Czech Republic, where we had about 45 minutes to stretch our legs and grab a coffee. Our last chance to get rid of our Czech Crowns (Money).
From there we completed our trip back to Vienna, Austria, with a stop for lunch along the way.
Jan Hus, was another great figure in history here - he was a priest reformer in the late 1300s. Fighting a Corrupt church, high taxes, hierarchy, Have you heard about the Chalice Warriors, or Hussars - that was him. The church wasn't happy about these ideas and they burnt him at the stake. All the Hussites were killed by Catholic Austrian Hapsburg dynasty. We went down country roads ...
... Most of them look extremely cross, and with good reason. I wouldn't fancy living among the creatures I had killed, many of whom have a rather accusing look in their eyes.
As it turned out, Tour II took us around the State Rooms, which though a shade dark, came over as authentic and real, lacking any National Trust style titivation, and better for it. Kaiser Wilhelm II and Admiral Tirpitz visited in 1913: we see their bedrooms and another Wilhelm autograph. It is curious ...