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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... placed (about 400 years ago), they wanted folks to remember that the early church was a community for both the living and the dead. Eventually, the bone stackers became more interested in the design than the theological motivation. The result, while a little creepy, is rather fascinating. Yes, the bones are real (original bones provided by those lost to plague or war), and (according to the pamphlet), ...
... let us know we missed our stop. I was able to get the jest of what she was saying in Czech but it was probably actually something like "you two stupid Americans, you just missed your stop. Now I have to go on my little important handheld machine and figure out how to get you back to Kutna Hora". She looked very grouchy. She then handed us the printout with the train schedule info back to Kutna Hora from the next station. We would have to wait ...
... time we were on it. I enjoyed seeing the non-touristy parts of town and how "real" Czech people lived in the countryside. Some were of the areas were clearly built in the Soviet era, but had been painted in bright colors to make them fun and unusual- the standard Czech "anti-soviet" rebellion.
The driver was really nice and told us just where to get off and pointed us in the right direction, even though he didn't speak any English.
... also been reading The Wicked Years series by Gregory Maguire. The first book is the novel that inspired the Wicked! musical, but the books are not as 'Disney' as the broadway. They are far darker, more gruesome, and less kitch. He talks a lot about social acceptance and the nature of folklore and modern religion, which is one reason why I've found the books so fascinating. Few of the antagonists are devoutly religious themselves, but question the religions around them, which is much ...
... Not knowing what to do with the bones, a monk cleaned them up and artistically placed them in the basement to the church.
Similar to the catacombs in Paris, it is creepy, but kind of interesting to see this. The most noticeable artistic bone formation is the huge chandelier that contains at least one of every bone in the human body. There are also coats of arms, and other artistic arrangements. This made ...