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... a river cruise and a nice Czech dinner with wine.
5 Červenec 2013
On our second day in the Czech Republic we took a bus tour and a short walking tour of the castle. The castle is actually more like a small city and is in fact the largest fortified castle in the world.
Our guide explained that July 5th is a national holiday in the Czech Republic celebrating Sts. Cyril and Methodius who ...
... that would evoke memories of our time here, but on reflection I think that there is a particular smokiness that will do the trick. There are many smokers in Prague, and restaurants here still allow smoking inside, so whether you we're walking through the streets or sitting sipping a cool drink, the smoke wafts past. The aroma is somewhere between cigarette and cigar smoke, and it will always remind me of the ...
... all night with traffic, anyway it was aquick breakfast of porridge and toast and then we are on our way, off toCologne (aint been there for 30 odd years)
Well we seemed to have by passed Cologne, we are heading forthe Czech republic, it has been pretty boring, a lot of motor way driving andthe usual comfort breaks, these go on as scenery is pretty much what you wouldexpect on any European motorway, trees, towns, ...
... I talked to the gentlemen there about renting a bike tomorrow and taking it to Karlstejn Castle for the day. It's a 40km ride, but they say it's along the river so it should be fairly flat. Besides I can go at my own pace and enjoy the day which should be warmer than today. Wish me luck, it should be fun!?!
After that, I just wandered around the Old Town taking pictures and running across ...
... for 850 CZK~$45 with tip. Not a bad deal. On the way back to the hotel we stopped to use the ATM and there in front of us was a lovely bakery where we had a chocolate torte, slice of cheesecake, an espresso and a cappuccino all for less than $10. At least the food is not only good, but a good ...
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