Pension Villa Rosa
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Arrived in Prague having left half of my liquids at the airport, but I half expected that having packed the equivalent of Boots. First night was interesting, we were staying in a 36 bed dorm so expected to see some ropey behaviour, but not feel it. Me and Fleur were woken up to the sound of crunching Doritos. Fine. Expected. Well the share bag of Doritos wasn't all they were planning on sharing. What followed was a two hour sex ordeal. I refuse to accept that there is anything ...
... like the shops here have , from the jewellery to the amazing clocks ,
On sale one of these grandfather clocks covered in gold was on sale 50% off for €22000.
The he shops were quiet as the Russians haven't come on holiday .
Oh oh the beer the best ! Pilsner was invented here and is sooooo good . Good food David loved the pig shanks , the special Czech duck and dumpling . Me I am trying to keep to salad so I don't look like a dumpling .
I am writing this from my stateroom, finally on our river boat! Let me tell you how we got here.
We left Prague at 8:30 this morning. We rode about 2 hours on a bus to Karlovy Vary, a spa town in the Czech Republic. This town is known for it's mineral water and people often go there to rest and recover from illness. The water is said to have healing properties. There are beautiful lixury hotels and fancy restaurants and shops. Every shop had ...
... a state of disrepair after neglect through the communist years and after a couple of fires, as well as providing insight into how it has become the site for one of the most popular volunteer opportunities in Europe. We then did four hours work which mainly consisted of throwing bricks and rocks down a hill to a road, clearing space so that they could begin to build an access road to another side of the castle. The castle ...
... all day ;-)
But to be fair the town was a magnificient little czech beauty with its picturesque buldings painted red/ yellow/ green and pink. Beautiful architecture really.
We at least started the tour with good old Becherovka brewerie tour which included 3 morning shots to wake us up. That was rough haha!
In the end we ended up sitting in a park bathing in sun, enjoying the +10 degrees and drinking good cheap czech brews.