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Today was a light day early since we know we will have a late night. Since Jeanne again had to work my touring partner Kerri and I decided to go to the Museum of Communism. Located in Wenceslas Square it is only two train stops from the hotel. The museum itself is diffferent, it starts you off with wall signs that tell the story of the Czech Republic from Tomas Masyrak leading a free people after WW1 to the communist takeover after ...
The main, and really only reason for our visit to Pilsen (or Plzen) was … you guessed it …. for beer!!! Apart from the beer, Pilsen has a nice old town, and is the European Capital of Culture for 2015. It is also on the Lonely Planet’s top 10 places to visit in Europe for 2014, so it has to
have something going for it!!!
There is a nice main square (Republic Square) which has the obligatory big old church, ...
Time to leave Prague, Dieter would be outside the hotel near 11am. We had breakfast that the hotel served: toast, meat, cheese, tomatoes and coffee. From breakfast we finished packing then went out to the square to buy some chocolates, macaroons and a cappuccino. We met Dieter, threw our things into the back of the car and were off.
On the way Dieter suggested that we go to a summer palace in Pilsen and we agreed. When we got to Pilsen it was lunch time so of ...
... 000 bottles per hour. Went down in the tunnels to see where all the beer is left to ferment, Tasted unfiltered and non pasteurised Pilsner Urquell beer tapped straight from Oak barrels. Got to climb through the hatch of a barrel, which people have to do to clean the inside. After the fantastic Brewery tour we headed to their pub in town for some lunch, which was only a short walk away. A great old building filled ...
... in the station, and even giving us a shot at being a news announcer on the radio; we were able to record a news brief, complete with lead-in announcement and background music. Although we were having fun, there were always news updates to bring us back to the sobering reality of the floods.
This morning at breakfast, we met a couple, oddly enough from St. Paul, MN (it’s a small world after ...