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... was definitely going down. The Charles Bridge was still closed for safety reasons, but it's better to be safe than sorry, considering the age of the bridge! After the tour I spent some more time just wandering around, had a nice dinner of goulash and dumplings, and headed back to the hotel.
Tomorrow, assuming the trains are running, I'm off to Berlin. Prague is definitely on my list of places to come back to - I think I got a ...
... bridge. It was covered with artists and musicians. Though the small streets of Prague, we took in the sites and smells (warm pretzels and pastries were particularly inviting). We especially enjoyed this alongside George and Martina’s stories of Prague, their lives and the changes they’ve seen in their country during their lives.
We slipped into a book store so George could buy the latest in his reading series, and he treated us to an ...
... Terezin became a town and people moved in.
However, the nazis saw it as the perfect location for a transit camp. It had two purposes. One was to hold the Jewish people and other captives while the nazis finished constructing the other death camps father east. The second was to serve as a "show camp" for the world to see and address suspicions about what was happening at the other camps.
They presented Terezin as a sort of oasis given to the jews for their management. ...
... jackets that were given, gloves, and entered the ice room. Absolutely everything was made from ice...it was so impressive!! Our cups were ice, the bar was ice, there was an ice throne, and even lifelike ice sculptures! It was a good laugh, and a nice way to cool down after the heat of Prague.
We then went to the river to find boat hire. We managed to hire a tiny rowing boat between the four of us..it was awesome! The boat hire place sold beer, so we took ...
... 8217;s books—some of the ones most
well-known in the West—were published first in Czech samizdat and then in émigré
publishing houses abroad (My First Loves,Love and Garbage, and others).
Rudolf Kucera is a philosopher by training. He was expelled from Charles
University after attending the funeral of Jan Patocka (student of Husserl and
Heidegger, philosopher and one of the first 3 spokesman of Charter 77). He then