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On one of the days we were in The Czech Republic, Olivia and I took a trip over to an area called Karlovy Vary (a.k.a. Carlsbad). It was about a 2-hour bus ride away. There, we were staying with a host we found on couchsurfing. It's a rather small town and especially during offseason, it’s hard to find people who will open their couch to travelers. Our host was/is an English teacher and shares a flat with a police officer. I felt pretty safe. They were ...
... with cheesy '60s psychedelic lighting and a puff of dry ice. Once the door closed, we and all the clients were able to lie back (fully clothed) in reclining lawn chairs (think Walmart) and gently instructed to breathe in the benefits of the therapeutic air, infused with salt. (We only learned of these benefits afterwards, as we were not given the English translation before we went in). The gentle voice piped into the spa room ...
Karlovy Vary is about a 2 hour bus ride from Prague. It's know for being one of the settings for the James Bond movie Casino Royale. The town is also well known for it's hot springs. Too bad I didn't get a chance to try the hot springs and stay ...
... tower is at the height of 25 meters and can be also reached by an elevator; however, we preferred to stretch our legs on its 150 steps. We could even enter the tower without any additional fee and the view was really fantastic since the surrounding of Karlovy Vary is full of green woods.
On the way back we passed by two churches - Church of St. Mary Magdalene (catholic) and Church of St. Peter and Paul (orthodox).
The strangest thing ...
Today we drove towards the German border and visited one of the popular spa towns in Western Bohemia called Marianske Lazne. We then crossed the border late in the afternoon and spent the night in a campsite in Neustadt a.d. Waldnaab.
Dnes jsme jeli smerem k nemeckym hranicim a navstivili jsme jedno ze znamych lazenskych mest v zapadnich Cechach – Marianske Lazne. Pak jsme prekrocili hranice a stravili noc v kempu v Neustadt a.d. ...
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