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We arrived in Prague from Vienna Tuesday afternoon after a 4.5 hour train ride. We had one too many lagers on the train so it was all a bit of a blur getting to the Hotel. I think we were ripped off by the taxi driver and the money changer, so it was consistent with the travel guide.
The hotel is basic, but homely and will serve our …
Today in the morning I explored what I think can be described as an inner suburb of Prague, Vinohrady. Lots of tree lined streets, beautiful buildings and cafes around every corner. At its center is St. Ludmila's church. Across the street you'll see a magnificant looking theater. Then back to Charles Square on tram 22 to find an exhibit on a very important date for Czechs.
June 4 marked the 70th anniversary of ...
... br> *Czechs invented the sugar cube
*Defenestration is the act of throwing someone out of a window. The Czechs seem to have made a habit of this. The second significant incident involved ejecting a pair of Regents from a third storey window of the Castle. This act subsequently sparked the 30 years war.
To the east of Prague is a small town called Kutna Hora. In its day it rode on the back of a silver mining boom to ...
... pubs advertising cheap beer, and cheesy souvenir shops...they even manage to make the bohemian crystal look gawdy (isn't it meant to be the best in the world?)
the food is awful...they have a meat-based cuisine, like in Austria, but the quality of their meat is some of the worst i have ever encountered (beat only by Cambodia, a third world country!)...i tried out-of-the-way restaurants, expensive restaurants, even street vendors, and everything has ...
All I know is that I sang along with them, for their own amusement. They all seemed to be enjoyed quite a lot seeing a Brazilian guy as he tried to improvise his own czech-folk-song lyrics.
And then, a group of people dressed in costumes passed by us. As a tourist that suffers from strong Attention Deficit Disorder, I just thought I should follow them to see where the party was.
So, that’s how I ended up at the costume party, where I spent one hour or ...