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- Continental Breakfast
- Multilingual staff
- Non-smoking hotel
- Breakfast Available
- Banquet room
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... t see hardly where you were going. Plus very uneven ground& must have been the original underground cave. Not my cup of tea but worth it for the experience. So glad we live in Australia as these people behind the "Iron Curtain" had a hell of a time just to live until there independence in the 1990's. A very touristy place with every second shop for the " tourist" whether it be souvenirs or food. Perhaps more so here than in ...
Today we had a cruisie morning. Woke at 8:30 (needed the rest), breakfasted, watched some Greys Anatomy, checked out. Then we mozzied around the village of Cesky Krumlov. Had a delicious lunch at the hotel receptionist recommendation. Cost $15 aud each. Grilled Camembert, soup, pancake dessert. The dessert wasn't nice so we had some very very tasty crepes. Apples and cinnamon with icecream, and a white chocolate hot choccie - ...
... latched onto a late nineteenth pseudoscientific thread which investigated the notion of how "selective breeding" can improve the quality of humanity. There is a wealth of literature on display showing the intellectual development of what came to be known as eugenics. Which is where the Old Edwardian comes in. Francis Galton was the founding father of the whole eugenic movement, so he can probably be credited with getting the ball rolling on the road to Nazi mass murder. And it all ...
... not like the Greeks who sort of laugh in the face of danger and purposely dive like maniacs but given that a long line of cars forms nearly every five kilometers behind a large truck or van, the passing in the oncoming lane becomes a huge gamble. We made it Plzen just fine despite some rather tense moments on the freeway.
Plzen is a much bigger city that Budejovice and did not really have any of the same charm. We arrived at our hotel in the late afternoon ...
... We had a wondrous selection of beer, pizza, soup, and potato pancakes. Lisa thought the owner was a Gypsy (?) but the food was delicious. The potato pancakes were crispy and soft, the pizzas were topped with loads of meats, cheeses, and vegetables, and the beer was dark and rich.
We then went to the olde castle and walked through its courtyards. There was a live bear on each side of the entrance (bears are everywhere!), ...