Rocco Forte Augustine Hotel Prague
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... met up with our group and for the next 2.5 hours we got guided around by our 31 year old guide named Emma. We learned about all the history of the Jews here in Budapest. Saw the Jewish Quarter in detail including the synagogues. And of course learned about the history of the holocaust here in the city. The old jewish quarter was the ghetto as well during the holocaust and we visited some of the remaining wall of the ghetto. After this tour we really felt like we knew a lot about ...
... including the goldsmiths – hence the name “Golden Lane.” To walk on the Golden Lane, we would have had to purchase tickets for entry. After seeing that from the Toy Museum and finally finding the Star Wars collection on the top floor of the museum, we were ready to go.
We next started walking down a road that led down out of the castle through some gates. Descending from the peak of the hill, passed another scenic lookout ...
... we realised that we would be extremely late to meet up with the boys. We accidentally caught the wrong tram (well the right tram but it took the wrong route) so by the time we made it to their hostel it was nearly 10pm (we told them we would meet at 8.30pm) The boys said they were about to leave, but luckily they waited and we walked down the road to have some dinner and a drink. Unfortunately we were too late for dinner service, but they were able to offer us a plate ...
... short cruise. The weather again was perfect and it was a very relaxed day.
On Friday we did a day tour out to Kutna Hora, an old mining town about an hour and a half out of Prague. They once mined silver and it was a very rich city back in the day, but all of the resources are depleted now so they mainly rely on tourism. It is most famous for its churches, one of which is the Sedlec Ossuary or Bone Church. It is quite a small church sitting in the middle ...
... to can contribute or paint on it if they wanted. It was so cool!
At night we went to an authentic Czech micro-brewery that makes their own beer and doesn't sell it anywhere else but in their restaurant. AKA, I quickly learned - heaven on earth. We walked in to sit down on long benches inside, where a waiter slammed down large pints of very dark beer in front of us without even asking whether or not we wanted one. I was ...
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