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and I slept most of the way. Jeanne didn't.When we arrived at Konopiste
we discovered that since the Chateau was built on a hill we had to climb
the hill! There was a paved pathway but still, it was steep and rather
Konopiste served as the home of Archduke Franz Ferdinand
and his family. There used to be a large lake at the foot of the hill,
but it was drained for some reason? No one seemed to know why. The tour
we took was of ...
... to the train station & a train to Kunta Hora. This is a small town about 60km from Prague. We are told that it is a typical Czech town, definitely not a major tourist place. One of our prime reasons for visiting here was to see the "Sedlec Ossuary" which is a cemetery church built in the 14th century. It is also called the Sedlec Bone Church as the church chapel is made from the bones of 40,000 people who were killed during the 14th century ...
... and were arranged in multiple formations. The centre chandelier was made out of every bone of the human body - some 266 pieces. After this enlightening visit we came back to Prague and had dinner for the second time at Hotel U Prince. We enjoyed a rillete of salmon followed by beef stroganoff for Kurt and Vienna schnitzel for Leonie! A long day but a good ...
... you where there is an ATM?" we asked.
"Down here, around there" and some mumbling they said.
We eventually found the ATM and got some cash. Back to pay them and have a look around.
You can have a look at the photos and make you own mind up about it. Apparently it wasn't done it a ghoulish way but to show that ...
... The town looked awful and derelict, we couldn’t find any signs or landmarks and we didn’t have a map. Was it a mistake coming here? Should we have gotten out of bed? We took some stabs in the dark and finally found an information centre and got a map. We felt better already, and walked to Italian Court. This is a palace/museum and was originally the Central Mint of Prague, named after the Italian minting experts who worked there. Kutna Hora used to be a rich ...