Travel Blogs from Kutna Hora
... nearly ready for harvesting. I have been watching the cars whizz by us - BMW's, Audi's, Mercedes, Das Autos, Alfa Romero, Citroens and every now and again a Toyota or Ford! The cars are amazing. Dave's thinks we should buy a car each, have it transported to the UK leave it with his friend for a year and then have them shipped over. What one should we ...
This afternoon three new friends and I took an amazing side trip to Sedlec Ossuary in the quaint town of Kutna Hora. After a hour's drive through the lush rolling countryside we arrived at the Cemetery Church of All Saints with the Ossuary. This and Sedlec Cathedral are parts of the oldest Cistercian Monastery in Bohemia founded in ...
It was wonderful to sleep in till 9 this morning. Beau really needed to catch up a bit. At 10 am we departed for the crystal factory. The Czech people are very proud of their crystal. They have the materials to make crystal in abundance here. Beau again asked lots of questions and was interested in the process. The whole process is manual and the workers are paid per quality approved piece. My pictures show that safety is not a priority and beer can be drank on ...
... also requiring room taken up by the dead. To do so, thousands of bodies were exhumed, their bones piled up in the chapel. In the 1800s a woodcarver was hired to stack the bones. He sure went above and beyond his task.
There are said to be the bones of some 70,000 people arranged in this place. There are four huge stacks of bones, artfully placed. There is an altar of bones. A chandelier of bones that includes every ...
Prague Day 3 - Ham Chips - Kutna Hora Day Trip - Sedlec Ossuary - Lunch in Kutna Hora - Cathedral Santa Barbara - Wine Tasting - Italian Square - Old Town - Missed Connection - Prague Ballet Festival (Swan Lake)
A guided day trip from Prague to Kutna Hora
We had been enjoying our tours with the company in Prague so far, so we decided to take yet another one of their guided adventures, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking