Travel Blogs from Prague
We had enjoyed the cool of the hotel, and slept better. Kath had asked for a postcard per country so she may not get anything else as this one only cost 40c euro to buy but 1.4 euro to post – 40 euro cents more than Germany.
We drove back into Wien via the Schonbraunn Palace. We opted out of the Palace tour so we had some time to …
Today we have a day in Prague. We'll be starting the day with a guide who will explain things as we first tour the city by bus then as we walk around. After 11:00 we have a free day in the city.
First of all our guide is a scream. Her English is good but her accent is absurdly harsh. She's going to tell us abour some "vahry eenterasting …
Today we leave Budapest and head for Prague, via Bratislava in Slovakia. Much cooler today. The stretch of hot over 35C weather has broken and we enjoy low twenties.
Orsi, our tour leader, fills us in on some of the background of Slovakia and the particular political enmity between Hungary and Slovakia. In the days when the …
... ourselves to a well earned rest on bench just around the corner from the cathedral. There we stayed for the next 45 minutes.
When we had finally recovered, we wandered a few steps further and found ourselves looking up at the huge impressive turrets of the cathedral. We then looked down at the doors being closed in our faces. We had just missed the opening times. When we could have been admiring the amazing architecture of St Vitus Cathedral, we were on a bench ...
... and Sam at the arrivals gate (no passport
control here so no new stamp in our passports). Finally made into the
apartment at about 11pm, been along day.
Prague is exactly like we remembered from last year. Picture perfect, straight out
of the Middle Ages. Lots of restaurants, and cafes, and bakeries.
Interesting monuments are scattered throughout the city. And amazing
xmas markets. We're looking forward to spending ...