Hotel Vitkova Hora
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So after a very late night last night it was up early today to head out for a 9 1/2 hour excursion. We were headed to the spa town of Karlovy Vary- about 20 kilometers from the German border. The town was originally settled by Germans but now is heavily populated by Russians. There are 16 mineral water springs in the town, in addition to the many hotels and "sanitariums" where one can bathe in the mineral spring water. Each tap has ...
... tying a scarf around my thigh in the town centre. Got the metro and a bus to a farm in Zatec, the family seems lovely, there's a lack of deodorant, the child looks like he pulls legs off insects for fun, and our tent is next to a barrel of rotting cabbages and maggots but there's worse things that happen at sea. There's another workaway here who came from a slum in Berlin, there was no running water, electricity or food, he had to rummage in bins and collect plastic bottles ...
This is a beautiful Spa town . The hotels are spectacular , perched on cliffs .painted in beautiful colours Most were built 1880 when taking the waters was popular , but has been a spa town for hundreds of years .
There are many fountains of hot water for people to drink . They recommend that you use a teapot shaped cup to sip the water as you walk slowly .
They eh all looked silly , but the cup vendors happy .
there is a river flowing ...
... into the lobby. We handed them our passports and a crew member escorted us to our room. Two minutes later we had our suitcases. Just like that! After unpacking we met in the lounge (yes, there's only one lounge on the boat!) with the other 136 passengers for a safety briefing. Upon entering the lounge we were given a glass of complimentary champagne, individually toasted by the captain, and each lady was handed a single long stem red rose. We ...
The following day we were told that we would be going horse-riding which was a welcome surprise. Most of us had not ridden horses before so it was a fun experience. We were only walked around at a pleasant pace but it was enjoyable riding around pretending to be Jan Zizka leading the Hussite Army into battle.
It was great to be able to spend a weekend with Czech speakers, who helped us with our very ...