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... square to the National Gallery (which is closed) and headed for the train station. On our way we decided to ask a gentleman what kind of cheese they use in the fried cheese we see EVERYWHERE. He told us, but honestly I forget. We decided to try it and got one to split. Finding a spot to sit down proved harder than we thought it would, so we hopped the train two spots back to the hotel and sat in the closed bar in the lobby. ...
... a bit over the heavy Czech food, so we tried a Mexican restaurant, which turned out to be really good!
The next day we took it easy in the morning, and after a healthy salad for lunch sitting in the park, and another walk along the lovely stream in town, headed for the big gates of the
Pilsner Urquell brewery. We joined a tour which was a bit overcommercialised and pretty standard as far as brewery tours go, but it ...
... agreed that this was the best dish of all and I certainly thought it was too. The warm food was a contrast to the storm outside.
From lunch we found the summer castle. Skies had cleared so it was perfect timing.
The castle was closed for the day but the gardens were quite beautiful. We wandered about for some time before heading down the path to some Hungarian Coffee, a coffee with egg liquor.
Time to get back to Amberg and watch the world ...
... They have such a great collection in there, found Old bottle filling machines, testing equipment, rare old bottles, crates, advertising and the building itself was once a brew house. Would have enjoyed another unfiltered beer, but couldn't due to the 0 alcohol driving limit. Got back to the van to make our way to Prague, only to find our battery was completely dead so unfortunately Skippy wouldn't start. Took a ...
... out to us as an indicator of this, such as a water line on the Charles Bridge or a plaque on the wall on the escalators from the underground metro train.
Despite the rain, we feel we are not missing out on adventures and sights in Plzen. On Sunday, Jamie and I took advantage of a rain-free morning to check out the city of Plzen by foot; it’s hard to run in a foreign city when you need ...