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Our last travel day (not including tomorrow's long flight home) began at 8:30 after breakfast at the hotel in Prague.
Not too much to report here.
We stopped for a break at the town of Tabor, Czech Republic, where we had about 45 minutes to stretch our legs and grab a coffee. Our last chance to get rid of our Czech Crowns (Money).
From there we completed our trip back to Vienna, Austria, with a stop for lunch along the way.
Jan Hus, was another great figure in history here - he was a priest reformer in the late 1300s. Fighting a Corrupt church, high taxes, hierarchy, Have you heard about the Chalice Warriors, or Hussars - that was him. The church wasn't happy about these ideas and they burnt him at the stake. All the Hussites were killed by Catholic Austrian Hapsburg dynasty. We went down country roads ...
We started the day collecting Fiona from her hotel. W had to make a detour as there was a May Day parade on in the city.
We drove to a castle they wanted to see then went on a brilliant drive through beautiful countryside with vast meadows of dandelions,woods of Christmas trees and big farm houses.
To cross the Danube river we had to go on a ferry.We went into a new country, the Czech republic. ...
... but it was not only terrible, but massively influential. Hartheim and the other T4 facilities set the template for much of what happened further east as the Second World War progressed. The men who planned, organised and executed the process moved on to bigger things, and we will meet again the likes of Stangl and Wirth ( both who were at Hartheim ).
After witnessing the scene of the crime, the exhibition explores the ideology that lead to the gas chamber at Hartheim. The ...
... tispy before so it was a bit more interesting. I was actually the only english tourist there so I got a nice private tour Of the brewerie from a nice old lady! The non-filtered budweiser beer was by far one of the best beers I've tasted so far in Czech. Too bad you can't get it anywhere but there since it can really travel well. So yeah, pretty much a day trip there was more than enough. Good ...