Travel Blogs from Prague
... off again, unfortunately this only got us going for about ten minutes before making a desperate attempt to get off the motorway near a town to have a closer look.
With engine dangerously hot we coasts down hill into a town and pulled up in a petrol station, now properly broken down. We bought some water and when we put it in it came straight back out of the by pass house. I went on the hunt and managed to ...
... of the castle for a while I headed back to Old Town Square to have a bite to eat and watch the street performers. On the way I stopped at the Charles Bridge Tower and decided to hike up and check out the view. It was a lot of stairs, but completely worth it. The view was insane, with a 360 degree view of Prague from high up I could see all of it's beauty at once. I could have stayed up there for hours. But I had to head back to the hostel, so I had to force myself to look ...
... it got dark at 3pm every day we would venture out into the Christmas markets and enjoy the atmosphere of Pest at Christmas time! Mulled wine was had, aimless wandering was beautiful considering everything was lit up and we got a feel for another country’s culture around this time of year – absolutely lovely!
Our final day before leaving ...
... and loved ones, selling my car and getting packed. We've had loads of questions about how we'll pack for almost 6 months on the move across a range of different climates. We thought we'd it all worked out until we started packing so in the few hours before our taxi came we were still playing tetris with our gear. With all finally sorted and feeling relieved that we could actually lift our backpacks we managed to get about 2 hours sleep before the ...
... they had back when the construction was taking place, the king put out a request for eggs to be sent in from all over the kingdom (apparently eggs, when hardened, made for a stronger bind). In addition to the request for eggs, wine was also incorporated into the mortar, making for a rather intriguing blend of resources to complete a project. Our guide told us the Czech people were quirky and weird, now I believe her.
Moving across the water once more, we were back in the ...
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