Travel Blogs from Prague
... It felt like a very long trip!
Lots of love,
THE MICHELIN MEAL: details for the foodies.
1 - When we arrived we were giveen a Kir Royal and a little 'tidbit' to get your palate working. This was served on a chunk of what loooked like basalt rock. It was a little piece of pickeld root vergetable with sage and rock salt. Totally delicious with intense flavours.
We then had the menu delivered to us ...
After a short tram ride to get nearer to old town, we spent the whole day wandering the four older parts of Prague. Prague is a fantastic city to explore on foot. The main old town square was everything I imagined it to be. Cobblestone, skinny lanes leading off it, the astronomical clock and town hall, music and a wonderful atmosphere. There was food stalls set up in the square as well. If you can ...
... 8217;s and well the three peacocks were cool.
We crossed over the Charles Bridge, named for Charles the IV. Today is it a pedestrian only bridge and has some wonderful statue’s every so often along it. One the statues depicts the persecution by the Turk’s of Christians, another statue is said to grant wishes if you touch it so both Ron and I made our wish and touched the statue. Supposedly ...
... bathroom and having to dodge half naked South African boys in the hallways I barely noticed them.
We arrived around 8am in Prague and checked into our hostel - the Old City Hostel. The hostel was not particularly impressive, although we finally had a two person room which was quite a nice change.
In the morning we explored Prague Castle. While it may be the biggest castle in Europe it is by far the least impressive. I would hardly call it a castle - rather ...
... from California took our picture for us. It was a couple and their son who was with the CIE program studying here since January. He was really nice and told us a bunch of things that we absolutely HAVE to do before we leave---he was most enthusiastic about Thursday nights out at this club Radost (?) so we'll have to try that out eventually!
We walked around a bit to find somewhere to eat for dinner. There was this delicious looking ...