The Augustine Hotel Prague
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Day one in the book, it was a doozy... We met our tour guide in the lobby at 9:30 this morning and headed out to the tram up to Strahov Monastery. What does one see in a monastery you ask? Libraries duh. This joint was completed in 1594... or 182 YEARS before America. Needless to say it makes you feel like the French Quarter is so fresh and new. …
... that he would not have been able to say such things about a leader under the communist regime. He replied that he would have been dealt with in a very grave manner Indeed.
So we had an interesting bus tour up to the castle. it is a huge affair with lovely gardens and palaces and churches and a magnificent view of the old town. Even though there was some rain the plus side was that there were not as many people around. We finished ...
... in a back street next to the old town square. Settle in and then start exploring. Did two loads of washing, great to finally be able to properly clean clothes and get something clean to wear. We walked down to the local supermarket and brought some food to see us through, milk, bread - beautifully fresh rye, very yummy, fruit and veg. I love prague, it is such a beautiful city, every time we turn a corner there is more beautiful ...
... and can, experiment and drink the tango nectar which is pouring, but don't forget your home milonga, your home environment where it may not be the best, where you may sometimes feel broed and trapped and not appreciated yet we all are on the same boat and what really does not work for you today may work in the next few weeks, months and even years. We do go through cahnges as dancers and we imrpove all the time, every day, with every dance. And that IS great.
... did have valid tickets so we were okay. The inspector looked a bit like a ' dirty old man' not at all what you would expect a plain clothes ticket inspector to look like.
For dinner we went to a nearby restaurant recommended by the Avalon Cruise team Gate.
When we arrived they asked smoking or non. We said non smoking and he pointed, it looked liked he was pointing outside junto the tables outside in the rain but he was pointing to a door to the basement. Very quiet but ...