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... emotional) experience than this one. While undoubtedly a horrifically dark place in history, the guide focussed on the “criminals”, and told nothing positive about the place, our the people who survived.
It was so busy, that you were part of a human snake being pushed through the place. While the irony was not lost on us, you couldn't stop and take things in or just read the information that was all over the place. And of ...
I can't believe I just had my last weekend in Prague. It seems like just yesterday I was seeing the city for the first time. The crazy thing is that I still walk around in awe every day with how beautiful this city truly is. I can't say it enough, Prague really is like a fairy tale land. So, for my last weekend in Prague, I decided to act like a tourist and finally do a lot of things that I have been waiting to do.
First of all, last week was ...
... at the time. She helped find Rudolf Nedjedlik who currently owns our ancestral home, #33 (more later on this). It was incredibly kind and generous of her to make the huge effort to meet us.
We "met" Petra on the internet
Through relatives who visited the Czech Republic over a decade ago
And she traveled an hour by bus and 20 minutes by tram
Just to meet us in person and welcome us to the Czech Republic
A small woman, dark and kindly
... covered with the names of over 77,000 Czech Jews who were killed. The writing is no more than a centimeter tall, it has each victims name, date of birth and death, or if their date of death was unknown, the last place they were "processed" by the Nazis. The walls are absolutely covered in names. Once again I was blown away by the sheer volume of destruction.
I went into the Jewish Cemetery. As I mentioned yesterday this is the cemetery where 120,000 Jews are ...
... of our afternoon touring the synagogues and learning the history of huge Jewish faith. It got a bit long and it wasn't what I was expecting. The last synagogue that we visited had more history and artifacts from WWII and that was very interesting and sad. The kids got quite bored and didn't much appreciate visiting all of these places. However, they kept going and didn't complain too much. :) Then we walked back along the river to Charles Bridge to go get dinner. It was a ...