Travel Blogs from Plzen
long, the Synagogue managed to remain intact, and is now in a wonderful
condition, and provides an amazing view to what the community built over 120
We wandered back through the square and off
to Groll, a microbrewery that had been built on the northern edge of the city,
where we happened to run into Michael again. A few more beers (wine for Emma)
and discussions with him and his friends ...
... had a good walk around the town, had a picnic in one of the pretty little parks, and walked along and sat by the river which was very relaxing.
The afternoon we arrived we did a tour of Pilsen’s historical underground. The tour was in Czech, but we had an audio guide in English, and it was interesting wandering the labyrinth of passageways, cellars and wells dating back to the 14th century. The tunnels were ...
... agreed that this was the best dish of all and I certainly thought it was too. The warm food was a contrast to the storm outside.
From lunch we found the summer castle. Skies had cleared so it was perfect timing.
The castle was closed for the day but the gardens were quite beautiful. We wandered about for some time before heading down the path to some Hungarian Coffee, a coffee with egg liquor.
Time to get back to Amberg and watch the world ...
... lei cents
# of New beers: 50
# of times we did laundry: 3
#of languages we know how to say Butterfly in: 15
# of holes in Amberīs sneakers: ...
... chance of understanding spoken words but the rest of us (for the most part) understood the story line through wonderful acting. And, it was probably the best seat I’ve ever sat in a theater- box seats next to the stage!
We will greatly miss our friends and guides (the legendary Thomas, the outSTANding Standa, and the beautiful Martinka), the beautiful buildings and culture of Pilzen! -Tricia