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Travel Blogs from Prague
... that while I don't usually eat at McDonalds, I somehow feel entitled to use their bathrooms and wifi anywhere in the world. Unfortunately, the restrooms at this McDonalds had a sign on them saying that they cost a few koruna. Wait. What? Non-free McDonalds bathrooms? I was so shocked and shaken off my game by it that I allowed a person standing outside of a different restaurant to draw me in.
To be fair, the menu was very reasonably priced, I ...
... Walked over the spectacular Charles Bridge,
saw some more of the old town. Got rained on a bit. Spectacular
gardens and amazing baroque wall with cave-like facade and hidden
animal faces, as well as false staircases. Hard to explain! Had a
massive plate for two for dinner, including pork knuckle, chicken
wings, skewers and salad. Delicious but very rich! Prague was
definitely one of the prettiest cities we've been to, and worth
staying the two nights. ...
... brother for not taking the ruthless policy line that he wanted so has been made into a Saint and holds great respect. We saw the helmet and chain mail suit that was purported to be his.
Back to the city to find Wenceslas Square, and after much fruitless hunting in the extreme humidity discovered that we had been walking up and down there all the time.
John has discovered a shop in Prague called "Bubbleology" which he has ...
... playing 'imagine' and other Beatles songs. We also came across another lock wall. We met Brendan at 4 and decided to check out "the museum of medieval torture" right by the Charles Bridge. Man was it creepy and grotesque and shocking! Obviously in most cases if you were tortured enough you would admit to anything.... Like witchcraft. That took about a half hour and we were starving so Brendan led us to Old Town Square to see the huge and oldest 'clock' ...
... sitting! No wonder we can't keep up with him!
After this, we wandered across Charles Bridge to an island where a lot of movies film - Mission Impossible, Triple X etc. Also saw the Lennon wall - a wall covered in John Lennon themed graffiti, and a staircase laneway so narrow it has traffic lights!
Off to our second pub for more beer plus yummy sausage and pickled Camembert (but declined the head cheese - you don't want to know). ...