Hotel Restaurant zur Post
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was cloudy and cold, almost foggy too and the photos do not show the beauty. But to be cruising through the valley and the fall leaves and vineyards was so beautiful I stayed upstairs to take pictures for almost 3 hours. We went by the Prince Ric************* Heart Castle. Legend has it that he was held captive there until his servant went throughout the ...
... Abbey. Again, quite impressive. Then we walked through this old town.
Can't believe we I'd two excursions in one day.
After a lovely dinner and a few after dinners we are settling down for the night.
Hope you enjoy the picture.
Jim and Carole
PS: just posting this today as I had trouble with the Internet and then we are too busy or tired. I am falling behind in the posts but will try to catch ...
... frescoes by Johann Michael Rottmayr, and the library (no photos allowed) contains around 80,000 medieval manuscripts.
The monastic community of Melk is more than 900 years old and black-robed monks still stroll amid the marble scriptures and frescoed walls. It is also a prestigious monastery school with more than 700 students. Our 1 hour tour with local guide was excellent and following the tour we strolled down through the town to ...
... site contained graves of family members and they wanted the site cared for and preserved. The abbey has been continuously active since then, currently with 30 monks. It also has a secondary school with 900 students. It is known for its Baroque architecture (most current structures were built between 1702 and 1736, although there are 2 towers from the original castle) and massive libraries.
In the early afternoon ...
... get home, we took a train to Prague. As soon as we crossed the border into the Czech Republic, a bunch of Czech Police came on board to look for any refugees. If you were of any shade of brown, they asked you for a passport. I was sleeping when they came on board, but I was awoken because one of the kids in our program was being asked for his passport, in Czech. He only spoke English, and the Police had no idea what he was ...