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... the last time I saw a TV. We are living the good life in one sense though, being able to go out into the garden and pick leeks, onions, garlic, tomatoes, basil, peppers etc is so much easier than tesco's and self service machines. We tried to make soup earlier and the food processor wouldn't work, so then we tried the blender and it had no bottom so I walked around for an hour carrying half a blender looking for parts for it, never found the part and used a juicer ...
This is a beautiful Spa town . The hotels are spectacular , perched on cliffs .painted in beautiful colours Most were built 1880 when taking the waters was popular , but has been a spa town for hundreds of years .
There are many fountains of hot water for people to drink . They recommend that you use a teapot shaped cup to sip the water as you walk slowly .
They eh all looked silly , but the cup vendors happy .
there is a river flowing ...
I am writing this from my stateroom, finally on our river boat! Let me tell you how we got here.
We left Prague at 8:30 this morning. We rode about 2 hours on a bus to Karlovy Vary, a spa town in the Czech Republic. This town is known for it's mineral water and people often go there to rest and recover from illness. The water is said to have healing properties. There are beautiful lixury hotels and fancy restaurants and shops. Every shop had ...
... under repair now for seven years, and has a finishing deadline of 1172. It was a unique project where the importance was on the volunteer experience and relationships rather than any profit motive. There was no rush, which was nice.
In the afternoon we were given a brilliant tour around the local forest by Libor, another person involved with the castle project. We visited an abandoned three hundred year old ...
... all day ;-)
But to be fair the town was a magnificient little czech beauty with its picturesque buldings painted red/ yellow/ green and pink. Beautiful architecture really.
We at least started the tour with good old Becherovka brewerie tour which included 3 morning shots to wake us up. That was rough haha!
In the end we ended up sitting in a park bathing in sun, enjoying the +10 degrees and drinking good cheap czech brews.