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Great place to stay. Excellent breakfast and service there and the rooms are great. Nice family run Penzion
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By Bruce in Le Tour Training!
Bike hire day at Cesky Krumlov. Time to smash the legs!
Expeditionz talked themselves up as having great bikes. Not the case. After hiring two bikes, tried them out and they were small, even for Melinda! I rode my "big" bike two metres and gave up as my legs were hitting the handlebars! Got money …
... to Cesky Krumlov was somewhat exciting because Austria was experiencing its first snow of the season and the roads were messy and slippery. Most of the drive was not on the highway, so we were able to enjoy watching the pastoral countryside being covered in a blanket of white. There is no direct train service from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov, so these shuttle services have sprung up to serve the tourist need.
We arrived safely and checked into our hotel and found ...
... photos we started to play "I spy". It became quite hot so we had to start peeling layers off. The kind receptionist kept coming back and checking up on us to make sure we were ok. There was not a lot she could do but it was nice she kept checking up on us. The mechanic finally came and we burst out of the lift for fresh air. We were greeted by an older couple who live on the fourth floor who had been forced to use the stairs. They were not happy and pointed out the sign (which we ...
... of plywood and a flat pillow), we arose to see the town. We visited the Cesky Krumlov Castle which has a rather magnificent, colourful turret and a few fat pet bears living in the (now dry) moat. Unfortunately the interior of the castle was closed for the season, but we were able to walk inside the inner bailey to look down on views of the town below (which we started to affectionately call "The Krums").
Feeling robbed of the ability to visit a ...
... night brought high hopes, but low standards: the veggie restaurant on the banks of the Vltava River had an excellent menu, on paper, but not on the plate. However, there was significant upside, when we saw the comedy of a man trying to walk his kitten along the riverbank, using a dog's leash and harness.
The weather the next day turned out to be as bad as had been forecast, so we took a leisurely breakfast, then cowered under a the free ...