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We were herded to the waterfront to see the Prague castle and Charles bridge from a distance before walking through the Jewish quarter. We learnt about the only famous Czech author, Franz Kafka, who's writings only became famous after his death. The story goes that he was a terrible lawyer who wrote in his spare time. He only published a couple of works before his death but had some others which he had passed on to ...
... lighting up, and just about everyone else there did too.
We got our food and then paid the bill. It came to about 450 Czech krone so we gave them 500 expecting to get some change. No such luck. Given the bill already included 40 Krone for bread that we didn't ask for and a 10% "charge" we weren't too keen to give them any more. We asked for the change and I don't think they gave us the full amount. As the smoke was choking us we didn't argue and left it at that.
... that had some pretty somber moments.
Tomorrow, everyone is off on their own to work on individual research projects -- each student has to research and write about one place, monument, person, or other aspect of Prague ! So far I have hear that folks are going to be working on Kafka, on Music in Prague, on the Jewish Quarter and on JAN HUS, of course. Can't wait to hear about what they come up with !
... your surrounded by people you had just met and in a country your unfamiliar with - you really should take personal security seriously.
The next day was an early start as I opted to do the nuclear bunker tour, I was so tired!! I just wanted a whole day or morning to just sleep. But I got up and we caught the tram in and walked through the streets. The nuclear bunkers were built around 50s during the cold war and the nuclear arms race. It was built to hold up to 5000 ...
... to cut a long story short the brakes it turned out were screwed so after a trip back to the boarding gates a short bus ride to another gate and a change to another plane we were on our way ...... 3.5 hours late!
When we arrived the nice man from the apartment picked us up. We are not sure if his car was completely road legal as we nearly spun out on the way....eeek!
When we arrived at the apartment he showed us in but ...