Travel Blogs from Prague
July 29, 2013 (Monday)
That day we met with some Tereza´s friends in La Casa Blů which is quite well-known South American bar situated in the center of Prague. It was supposed to be the last meeting with Tereza´s friends that currently live in Prague before we start travelling. The atmosphere was unforgettable as well as a nice Chilean waiter who was forcing us to drink shots of Becherovka. Our friends had even a good opportunity ...
... compartment where there were empty seats. Finally, a man came to look at tickets and he spoke better English. He let us through to our right car and handed us off to the guy in charge of the couchettes. He woke up the other people in our compartment, pushed us in and left, taking our tickets with him. It took awhile to figure out what we were supposed to do, neither of us had ever done an overnight before. We were on the top of three bunks on either side, ...
... stay in it. Yeaterday morning we decided to do a bike tour to see the city of Prague. But after mucking around trying to book the rugby tickets and failed because it required more information than I knew, we got into town just after it started. So we thought we would walk around the town ourselves and join a tour group tomorrow morning. We wandered through the town looking at all the amazing gothic like buildings, went and saw the palace, watched the changing of ...
With full stomaches, we then decided we should go to the main train station and check the ticket we purchased in Ceske Budjeovice for our impending night train to Warsaw.
As it turns out it was a good thing we did. We lined up at the international ticket queue and when it was our turn managed to get a guy who told us he did indeed speak English.
We explained to him the "ticket" we had and how we weren't sure it was what we needed ...
... then really angry, then you wonder 'what if someone had done this or that...'. It's hard to grasp the magnitude of death and despair and the loss experienced by so many. I feel a bit silly using words like horror and despair because I don't think these really describe what happened to these people. To see the massive piles of hair, glasses, hair brushes, shoes and kitchen utensils pillaged by the Nazis from the Jews, Poles and other poor souls barely begins to give you ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Pets allowed