Travel Blogs from Plzen
... the end of WWII the bells of the church had been
stolen, and there was a community effort to replace them with remanufactured
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Next was the world's 3rd largest Synagogue,
built at the end of the 19th century by the two and a half thousand Jewish who
used to call Plzen home before WWII. After the war, only about 200 remianed,
and of them almost none returned to the city. So, while almost ...
... are some modern fountain sculptures, the Plague column and pretty coloured historical buildings along its edges. We must have a thing about going to places undergoing construction, because much of the old town was undergoing some pretty major refurbishment work so there were tractors and diggers and scaffolding blocking some streets. Unfortunately we also missed going up the church tower as there was an event on and it was closed, ...
... agreed that this was the best dish of all and I certainly thought it was too. The warm food was a contrast to the storm outside.
From lunch we found the summer castle. Skies had cleared so it was perfect timing.
The castle was closed for the day but the gardens were quite beautiful. We wandered about for some time before heading down the path to some Hungarian Coffee, a coffee with egg liquor.
Time to get back to Amberg and watch the world ...
Keen to get to the Czech Republic and to be able to use the 'Eastern Europe' Tom Tom App on the iPad (from the Western one, the Czech Republic, is simply a blank spot on the map) we were on the road early, getting through a couple of hours of travel before stopping for breakie.
We navigated as far as the border through smaller and smaller German settlements, we ...
... house had taps at the table and a computerized mechanism to register each persons’ and each tables’ beer consumption. The running totals are displayed on screens throughout to create competitive beer drinking! Rob and local host Standa were our champions, though as a whole, our table needs a bit more training to compete with the best of them. The day ended perfectly on the town square with a concert by national treasure ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking