Spa Hotel Cajkovskij
Travel Blogs from Karlovy Vary
... town and lots of restaurant line the bank .
The weather was bitter and David and I bought jackets , instead of wearing our jacket liners . We looked so bad in them , but look more respectable now . The weather has been cold and most days have ridden with out liners in
Back to the restaurants , they look after you , energy chair had a blanket for your knees , if you still look cold the staff will bring another for your shoulders .
We have every ...
... 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 ...
... a state of disrepair after neglect through the communist years and after a couple of fires, as well as providing insight into how it has become the site for one of the most popular volunteer opportunities in Europe. We then did four hours work which mainly consisted of throwing bricks and rocks down a hill to a road, clearing space so that they could begin to build an access road to another side of the castle. The castle ...
... 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.
... br> after the dam bank we followed logging roads, the level of snow sharply decreasing. The smell of fresh-cut coniferous wood in the air
At Eibenstock we spent a whole day at the Badegärten - the greatest Sauna wellness ever!
The pre-booked massages were not so good though.