Royal Garden Hotel
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... they did have two sculptures of a pirate! There was also a lobster tank in the shape of a pirate ship - not that exciting but Jess keeps telling me to add it in! There ya go!
After lunch we strolled through the Jewish quarter and passed the University and then along the river before crossing over to the side where Prague Castle was situated.
It was so unbearably hot, and Jess has been suffering because she forgot to bring a hat! ...
... magical but we couldn’t find any!
As we walked into the old town and then into the Old Town Square we hit the jackpot with Christmas markets! Massive Christmas tree in the centre also to complete the mood. By the square is the famous Astronomical Clock, it is the third oldest being first installed in 1410 and the only one still working. Every hour it chimes and the characters around the face move and little windows reveal other characters. ...
... and we set off next morning. Fantastic luck, they were electric bikes, a little bit of assistance was very much appreciated. We had a destination, out of the city following the river, the Vitava, and we were to stay on bike path A1 and then A3, don't deviate from the river and don't go across the railway line, just follow the paths to go to Karlstejn Castle, you couldn't miss it, once there you could visit the castle and then return by train from the station in the ...
... enough to 10 o'clock for it to be worth going around to the Mucha Museum, which opened at 10 am. Alfons Mucha was a Czech designer and painter from the late 19th and early 20th century, who was a major driver in the development of the Art Nouveau movement. We began our visit by watching a video (in English) that recalled his life and the activities he had undertaken, and then looked at the exhibition. There ...
... to solve some of the problems with current political system - just kidding. The tour lasted several hours and encompassed the Jewish quarter and parts of New Town. In the afternoon, we rode the funicular (an incline tram) to Petrin Park and climbed a 300 step spiral staircase to view the city below. Apparently, the height of the tower the hill on which it is built is equivalent to the height of the Eiffel Tower. That night we meet Keith and ...
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