Hotel U Zlateho Stromu
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... noting Czechs do not speak in hushed towns in their local pubs. They also take their smoking seriously. Apparently all the other countries around them have embraced anti-smoking campaigns, so they're the bastion of smokers in Central Europe. We attempted to sample the prague music scene on a shoestring by attending free concerts. First stop was a jazz concert by the river which we mistimed so we only heard a few minutes of jazz. Second stop was ...
... to share. Neither German could understand his accent, so I unfortunately became an unwitting accessory to this handing over of illicit substances by way of interpreter.
I avoided that seedy trio afterwards, and had a pleasant night chatting to all sorts of deranged loonies from all over Europe, but as far as pub crawls go, it was a little too edgy for my liking. Lots of Birts make their way over to Prague for stag nights looking for easy drugs and cheap beer, and when ...
... of English guys sitting next to us and after some amusing conversation we asked them to join us and with the beers continuing to go down quite pleasantly and a few drinking games being played the time passed fairly quickly until we realised it was dark outside.
Not wanting the night to end we invited the guys back to our hostel bar while we had quick showers and got ready and then we headed out for one of the most amusing evenings I have had in a ...
... be misinterpreted to the natives, especially to the opposite sex. You usually only smile at someone you're interested in, so we were jokingly told to use the information to our benefit if we could.
Change of topic, but the beer here is lovely. And cheap. Buying one (glass) bottle of beer at the grocery store is usually 13Kč (~ $0.68). I'll admit I'm not overly fond of their national pride: pilsner. I do however quite enjoy ...
... though. I got some fried cheese, Darren got a 'butchers platter' and we shared some potato dumplings, because they were so good last night! Unfortunately they weren't the same thing, but they were still good. We got a free apple strudel each at the end with the voucher from our walking tour, then fixed it up and went out the front. We said goodbye to the guys and walked back through town, over the bridge and to our hostel. We stopped by the supermarket on the way ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet