Travel Blogs from Karlovy Vary
Probably the most beautiful is the Mill Colonnade in the Neo-Renaissance style. It is 132 meters long, 13 meters wide and has 124 columns. It stretches over five hot springs.
The Hot Spring Colonnade is where you can not only drink the curative waters of the Vridlo (literally "Hot Spring", temperature 73°C/163°F), the best-known of the springs and symbol of Karlovy Vary, but also admire the 14-meter high fountain that ...
9 July 2013
I still have to write some previous pages but meanwhile in short, an update.
Visiting friends;…old friends/ old old friends/young old friends / family members etc has been my main activity during the last few days and provided me with pleasant/ funny/ emotional/ educational/ interesting times (take your pick of any combination) Last night I arrived home late and went to bed at ...
We slept well - the hotel is very quiet, backs onto a mountain park, and has very good double glazing. This morning we hired bikes from the hotel and rode up one of the roads heading up over the hills so that we could look down on the town. No motor on my bike - yikes! I had to ride up the hill under my own steam. Needless to say, I was quite a bit slower than Garth, but we still managed to enjoy the ride. Garth even went ...
... where the liquer was created in 1807, which was originally sold as a stomach medication until it gained popularity as an herbal alcoholic beverge for mixing or just for sipping on its own. Good for the stomach and for the soul!
After five wet and very chilly days, we were ready to bid farewell to Karlovy Vary and continue our journey through Czech. Now off to the town where pilsner beer was created; Plzen!
... in jewelry whether diamonds, coral or garnet, look no further. I'm writing this at 3.21am as I can't sleep being over-excited at the prospect of a return to scootering. I'd given up on my Xootr push scooter as being too dangerous but walking is becoming very painful, especially as I now am suffering with shin splints. My last wipeout when I broke my hand convinced me that the best place for the Xootr was in storage. But in ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking