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It was overwhelming really, to be in a situation and in a room where you had no idea of the size or scope or your surroundings.
Our guide was a bit bossy and *****ed at our group a bit, but she guided us through the darkness asking us to figure out where things were and so on.
About 3/4 of the way through, I could not get over how very dark and disorienting it was and finally had to ask the guide how this was done.
(Insert loud, ...
... along the
river back to our hotel (Eurostars David- a hotel recommended to us by friends.
It is a lovely hotel, smaller than the room in Berlin but with nice furnishing and a really cheap
We visited Charles Bridge which is covered in statues, some beautiful, others a
bit gothic and at times disturbing. We then walked up the steep hill to the
Prague Castle (for those at home who keep saying we must be ...
... making their way home after work. There was life and activity and for the first time I felt there was more to Prague than just the tonka tourist town or the depressing communist run-down areas. We saw tourist sites the Goldern Angel and Dancing House, and most interestingly, the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral. We had read about the Cathedral earlier at the War Museum. In 1942, during World War II, the cathedral was the scene of the last stand of a number ...
... There are many ways to see the sights besides the usual hop on hop off buses. There are free walking tours where the leaders rely on tips to earn their living, or you can hire a Segway, a vintage car, horse and carriage, electric/pedal power rikshaw or finally as we did last night....a six seated bicycle! There is no shortage of entertainment anywhere as wherever you turn there seems to be buskers and street performers mixed in with the cafés and bars, souvenir shops ...
... guards, walked through one of the courtyards to the St. Vitus Cathedral, and then it started to pour. Fortunately because of the weather there weren't that many tourists, but when they all run for cover at the same time the cathedral was quickly filled with people sitting on benches, on floors, standing around, and the staff were running around telling people to get up. As soon as the lady would tell a stone bench of people to get up, they'd wander off and a new bunch ...