Travel Blogs from Frantiskovy Lazne
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 ...
... under repair now for seven years, and has a finishing deadline of 1172. It was a unique project where the importance was on the volunteer experience and relationships rather than any profit motive. There was no rush, which was nice.
In the afternoon we were given a brilliant tour around the local forest by Libor, another person involved with the castle project. We visited an abandoned three hundred year old ...
... re a bit lost). We finally arrive and visit it. I liked it very much,because they were some kind of "natural paintings" inside the cave which I found fascinating. We go to eat something afterwards and then we take the bus and go back to Bamberg. I think my exchange partner didn't enjoy the trip as much as I did, but he says he prefer the trip rather than doing ...
So I went to Karlovy Vary, a town 2 hours away north west from Prague, with an organized tour from our university.
They said it was a Spa-Town. So what did I bring logicly?! Yes, I brought my bathing suit...
Freaking town with hot springs is not at all what I imagined. They have these water fountains that serve hot water from the springs for all to drink, enjoy and be cured of whatever illness you have.
Tasted like **** in my opinion.
So I ...
... Our host showed us around the small town covered in snow (it got much more than Prague). The town is known for its healing hot springs. People come from all over to drink the prescribed magic water. It tastes disgustingly similar to metal. Either way, we tried all of them. No, I didn’t feel any different… but who knows! Maybe it has hidden powers.
The buildings were adorable; a color pallet of bright pastels along the river. We ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility