Hotel Ruze Karlovy Vary
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... like the shops here have , from the jewellery to the amazing clocks ,
On sale one of these grandfather clocks covered in gold was on sale 50% off for €22000.
The he shops were quiet as the Russians haven't come on holiday .
Oh oh the beer the best ! Pilsner was invented here and is sooooo good . Good food David loved the pig shanks , the special Czech duck and dumpling . Me I am trying to keep to salad so I don't look like a dumpling .
... comfy chairs and socialized with some of the other passengers. We met several really nice people from all over. We have people from the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., Latvia, Ireland, and Mexico. Hors D'oeuvres were served while we waited for dinner.
Dinner began at 7:30 and every single passenger on the boat went to the dining room and ate all at the same time. We had a delicious 4 course meal. All four of us agreed the ...
... skills and who taught us about Czech food & culture. And who additionally served as great translators. The trip finished off with a visit to a town on the way home for lunch. The town square was eerily deserted on a Sunday afternoon, however we did manage to find a nice pizza and pasta place for lunch to finish off what was a great weekend escaping the city and enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings of Bohemia.
... all day ;-)
But to be fair the town was a magnificient little czech beauty with its picturesque buldings painted red/ yellow/ green and pink. Beautiful architecture really.
We at least started the tour with good old Becherovka brewerie tour which included 3 morning shots to wake us up. That was rough haha!
In the end we ended up sitting in a park bathing in sun, enjoying the +10 degrees and drinking good cheap czech brews.
... sometimes you just have to grin and bear it!
We visited two spas during our stay - one for a brief massage and mineral water swim, and a second, less traditional beer spa to be soaked in an oak tub of malt, hops, yeast and beer; we literally brewed like beer. To add to the experience we had an hour of unlimited self-serve beer and beer bread to munch on. Beer spa kicked mineral spa's ass!