Central Hotel Tiepolo
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... from above. From there we worked our way through the narrow twisting streets by bus and the by foot through the crowds.
We took a ton of photos, which was really tough with all the people.
We did see some creepy sculptures of giant babies by David Cerny as well as a number of buildings.
After the walking tour we stopped at a brewery for a beer before concluding more sights by bus and then returning to the hotel for about 11:00 PM.
A long day.
... and I caught a train out of Vienna Tuesday morning to go Prague. It's a five hour train ride, with several stops in the Czech Republic. An interesting note about crossing borders in Europe: with the Schengen Agreement, we can cross borders of EU countries with no passport checks, and no stopping at all. Also, unlike crossing state borders in the U.S., there is no huge sign proclaiming that you are leaving one state/country and entering another. Not even a little sign. At ...
Allison only had a short morning session so we met her at the train stationIt didn't leave until 3.30pm so we wnt back for one last look around the Old Town specifically the Jewish Quarter.
As luck would have it it was a 2 day Jewish Holiday and everything was closed.
So it was a look at the outside and through some gates.
... more Jesuits, more ornate beauty--you start to see that the Reformation maybe had a point about the Church and its love of luxury...) and the amazing collection of European art from the 15th-18th centuries at the Sternberg Palace. On my way there I happened to pass the castle at the exact moment that the president of the Czech Republic was receiving an official visitor, so got to see all the pomp and circumstance--very cool.
We met up after ...
... make it up the hill relatively easy, as they were both in their late sixties, and it was very steep. We finally reached the castle and got our tickets, then split up from Brian and June, after receiving their recommendations for which areas of the castle to explore. The castle consisted of connected buildings, with a map labeling the sites, and different tickets applying to different areas. It would've been impossible to explore all of it in one day, but ...