Central Hotel Tiepolo
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... of the moon, the seasons, month, day, time and was built in the 1400's. The Germans destroyed it when they fled Prague after having their ***** kicked but it has since been re-built.
After a nice Italian lunch we shopped for some new comfy shoes for Pandy because the cobblestones had taken their toll.
Back to the hotel for a nap before heading to a restaurant at The Salm Palace located within Prague ...
... we got a 24-hr public transit pass and headed downtown. We walked around Wencelas square and stopped at one of the 7 Starbucks on the square, since my friend had never had Starbucks before. Seriously- it seemed like there was a Starbucks on every corner. I got "Prague cake," which is a very good chocolate cake. We also stopped at a great cheese store and I bought some very good Gran Moravia cheese. It was halfway between a good cheddar and a parmesan.
... to our taste, being a bit garish and simple. There were also lots of buskers around the city, a few beggars, but no more than Toronto, perhaps less. The standard method to beg seemed to be to get on your knees and elbows with your head in your hands. You felt they were earning a few coins just by holding that position so long. By this time it was time to return to the hotel and our 12:30 departure, which turned out to be closer to 1:30. We had a ...
... was quite interesting. They had lots of explanations of the culture and their traditions. They do seem to spend a lot of time commemorating various persecutions throughout the ages though. To be fair, the jews have been persecuted a lot and they seem to be determined to remember each and every one. The next stop was the Pinkas Synagogue. This building is no longer used as a synagogue but as a memorial to the jews who where killed in WW2. The walls of this small ...
... The dumplings were more like a dense bread (there was no filling). The beef was served with cranberries and whipped cream all swamped in a gravy. It was heavy, but good.
Dark clouds started to settle in so we headed back after dinner. We passed by a square that was hosting a Jewish festival, but we didn't get a chance to stay and explore all the tents.
-- Ryan L.