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... and cathedral - the oldest cathedral in Central Europe. The bone church was less shocking this time, but just as confronting - if that makes any sense at all. 40,000 bodies are organised into four skull towers, and the other bones used to decorate the ceiling and walls. The ossuary in Palermo, Sicily was shocking in its personal feel. The bodies still had their clothes and in some cases expression, and the way they were strung up and looming over you was plain freaky. The ...
... down into the moat). Did
I mention the whole tour was in Czech? We had little recorded devices
in English, but we absolutely missed something since our little
recording ended and the guide was STILL talking, long after we were
done. Luckily we found a book in English that will hopefully clear up
anything we missed!
We were hopeful for the next castle, but
upon arrival we found out that it was an even longer and steeper walk. The guide offered us the ...
... starter motor wasn't engaging properly - I was on a hill so I had the option of a roll start... but then I noticed that the neutral light wasn't on - I put the bike back into neutral, hit the starter, and the bike immediately roared to life. Even though it wasn't particularly hot, the short ride to Prague was then performed in a small pool of sweat inside my jacket. At some point my phone indicated that we had just five minutes until ...
... wonder why they cannot match Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese productivity!
Prior to May Day is the annual 'Witch Burning', and so in virtually all small villages across the CR bonfires are lit and effigies are burnt. I haven't googled it and can't give you the origins, it's just something "... we've always done" (that's how it was explained to me). The Old Town Square also features similar activities but this is ...
... had he lived. As it was, his death sent the world hurtling towards war, and deprived three children of their perfect parents. Ironically, Franz Ferdinand was a steadfast opponent of war, and he was the one man in the Austrian establishment who could have prevented their disastrous drive to war against Serbia. Yet it is also odd that such a committed hunter should in the end be hunted down and killed himself.
Having survived the deluge, we made our way across the woods to ...