Day 8 Fri July 20th (172km) Eating the Waitress
Trip Start Jul 13, 2012
35Trip End Aug 16, 2012
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First thing is first lets walk the bike out of the cobblestone section of Prague and then go on a side trip to
Kutná Hora and in particular the Sedlec Ossuary. I remember seeing this place in books when I was a small child. Situated in Bohemian paradise the Ossuary was not easy to find the route I took. Once found it was awesome!
A small former church turned into an ossuary for upwards of 40,000 human remains. Many used as decorations through the structure. The human bone chandelier was magnificent. It is a bit gloomy and depressing but some of that is taken away with other tourists walking through
The Southern Bohemian countryside is absolutely gorgeous. However it is full of a lot of rolling hills. The ascent added up again and I was exhausted by the time I reached my destination of Třebíč.
Třebíč was an interesting place. The hostel was very nice. After the obligatory shower I went in search for food. it was now almost 8:00pm. Everything was closed other than some bars and restaurants. I mean everything. Not even a convenience store. I walked for quite awhile and could not even find a gas station. The bus depot did not even have a convenience store!
It was a simple town with some older buildings but all I could think of was food. I went to the restaurant connected to the hostel. Without any English on menu or from waitress I noticed the word schnitzel - get that it has meat!
After I finished and had a couple beer I realized I was drunk from said two beer but still hungry.
She retrieved the other waiter who knew slightly more than she did. I think they thought I was asking where I could buy food other than the restaurant. In the end I think the reason they would not let me order another meal was that the kitchen was closing. Either way I went to bed confused, sad and hungry.
I even ate some of the vegan power gels I brought - they really suck.