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... t speak any english so I decided to chance it and walked down to the bus platforms. There was only one bus at the station and it was going to Pilsen. I jumped on and paid the driver.
... you wander around a series of displays depicting life in communist Czech Republic. After visiting an interrogation room guests sit and watch a movie with footage of the 1968 protests and the Velvet Revolution of 1989. It was very moving footage. The video also touches on agriculture under the Russians, and the fact that they added so much poison the food that life spans dramatically dropped.
After lunch we walked back ...
The main, and really only reason for our visit to Pilsen (or Plzen) was … you guessed it …. for beer!!! Apart from the beer, Pilsen has a nice old town, and is the European Capital of Culture for 2015. It is also on the Lonely Planet’s top 10 places to visit in Europe for 2014, so it has to
have something going for it!!!
There is a nice main square (Republic Square) which has the obligatory big old church, ...
Plzen is home the Pilsner Urquell brewery which is the label which Josef Groll created when he was too slow to copyright 'Pilsner' after creating the worlds most popular type of beer.
We spent a few hours exploring the central city and had dinner at the breweries restaurant as we were too late for a tour. ...
... experienced in Minnesota, but now, the rain has turned quite serious. Just like we told them that all the snow was “not normal” for April/May, they tell us all the rain is “not normal” for spring.
*Sidenote: Our first purchases of the trip were umbrellas- and cheap ones. Deb is on umbrella #2. We are waiting to see which umbrella will last through the week. I think I've got ...