Travel Blogs from Karlovy Vary
... like the shops here have , from the jewellery to the amazing clocks ,
On sale one of these grandfather clocks covered in gold was on sale 50% off for €22000.
The he shops were quiet as the Russians haven't come on holiday .
Oh oh the beer the best ! Pilsner was invented here and is sooooo good . Good food David loved the pig shanks , the special Czech duck and dumpling . Me I am trying to keep to salad so I don't look like a dumpling .
... comfy chairs and socialized with some of the other passengers. We met several really nice people from all over. We have people from the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., Latvia, Ireland, and Mexico. Hors D'oeuvres were served while we waited for dinner.
Dinner began at 7:30 and every single passenger on the boat went to the dining room and ate all at the same time. We had a delicious 4 course meal. All four of us agreed the ...
... skills and who taught us about Czech food & culture. And who additionally served as great translators. The trip finished off with a visit to a town on the way home for lunch. The town square was eerily deserted on a Sunday afternoon, however we did manage to find a nice pizza and pasta place for lunch to finish off what was a great weekend escaping the city and enjoying the beautiful natural surroundings of Bohemia.
So I went to Karlovy Vary, a town 2 hours away north west from Prague, with an organized tour from our university.
They said it was a Spa-Town. So what did I bring logicly?! Yes, I brought my bathing suit...
Freaking town with hot springs is not at all what I imagined. They have these water fountains that serve hot water from the springs for all to drink, enjoy and be cured of whatever illness you have.
Tasted like **** in my opinion.
So I ...
Weitersglashütte - Staudamm - Carlsfeld - Eibenstock
22km net in 4h08
up 1234m, down 1455m
this area became victim to the winter gale "Lothar", however it didn't make the rangers rethink that a multigenerational and more biodiverse forest may have prevented a total ...