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For the first time we really do feel we are in a foreign land. English other than that being spoken by us Is yet to be heard. This is a popular resort town for Germans and Russians. The preferred second language appears to be German yet they are coping with us and us with them. Yesterday after writing the blog Emma and I descended to the old town as we did so we passed gracious hotels, apartment blocks and restaurants. Yellow in varying shades appears the popular choice of ...
... walked, entered hotel to be informed they had no room for him and so he returned to our hotel and Neira went in to bat for him and yes encountered that blank immovable stance. She didn't get an apology from them but she did secure a bed for him. Similar suppose to us. And so I asked to speak to the manager. She countered with his numbers there and pointed to a card glued to the top of the counter as though our occurrence was a common one. Phone him she said. No, I ...
... to Karlovy Vary to drink from the springs to follow doctor's orders. Each spring has a different composition, temperature, and healing properties. Patients are required to drink up to a liter a day of the nasty "healthy" water. In order to drink from the springs, people buy "spa cups". These cups are usually of a fancy design and can be shaped like anything from simple cup to a cat. In addition to drinking from the waters, one of the springs is used to fill up baths for ...
... sure how the elderly here drink that. I guess if it is good for your health it would be worth it though. I found it fascinating to watch the water flow out of it and follow down its path, staining the ground orange as it went. The walk finished back in the town, we ate lunch, and then headed back to Prague!
Overall, it was a nice and relaxing weekend. I got to meet some new students from ...
We hid the presents around the house for her.
She got Frozen dolls, makeup set and other clothes. She was certainly happy.
She played with them and then we went out and rode a horse and carriage ride.
Zara was sooooooooo happy the biggest smile.
What brightened it up for me was a horse ******, it was magnificent ( Mum told ...