I have said my bittersweet goodbyes to Prague, which is probably one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen. Our time there began with a walking tour of the castle complex, which is apparently the largest in the Posted by jennamiller in And So The Adventure Begins... | Jan 24, 2016
- Chapter 27: Entering the EastIt was time to travel further east, and our first stop was Prague (Praha), Czech Republic.
An amazing city full of views and cheap beer, our hostel was a short walk from the main station and right besides the massive Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Oct 6, 2015
- The night before...
Well this photo is actually from the day before the night before... ehmmm
So we had a bit of "Mikuláš" fun on the 5th, we Posted by McCaffreyD in Australia 2015 | Dec 6, 2015
- Holiday in PragueIt is October 28th and the Czechs are enjoying a National Holiday commemorating the nation’s creation on this day in 1918. What a day to be in Prague! Rejoicing throngs crowd Wenceslas square. The band is playing; flags waving; Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 29, 2015
- Prague’s Split PersonalityPrague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is at a crossroads twixt Europe and Asia and in the middle ages it was a major trading post where the products of both continents were exchanged. Many of Prague’s elegant buildings date Posted by Hawkson in Blissful Adventures | Oct 28, 2015
- Day Thirteen - PragueLate to bed last night so a bit slow getting going this morning. We wanted to get to the Astronomical Clock by 10am to view the 12 apostles coming out - we left at 9.52am & raced there (for Posted by pitchersontour in Pitchers Europe Trip 2015 | Oct 16, 2015
- Day Twelve - Another Prague Walking TourHappy Birthday to Ian today - what a great place to celebrate your birthday. I got up & gave him breakfast in bed (muesli) - it's the thought that counts. The boys sent a message through at 3am Posted by pitchersontour in Pitchers Europe Trip 2015 | Oct 15, 2015
- Day Eleven - Prague Walking TourWoke to the sound of rain which was predicted but that couldn't spoil how beautiful Prague is - we did however have to purchase an umbrella. Went out for a couple of hours just looking around & shopping at Posted by pitchersontour in Pitchers Europe Trip 2015 | Oct 14, 2015
- Český Krumlov- ViennaHaving arrived in the quaint Medieval town of Český Krumlov, I was deposited in the main bus terminal, or what really was a collection of bus shelters in a park. This was totally fine as the walk to the brilliant Posted by kidd1200 in The Vodka Diaries | Oct 14, 2015
- Day Ten - Berlin to PragueFarewelled Berlin & boarded a train to Prague, leaving at 10.45am on a 4.5hr trip. It was so cold waiting for the train - my new coat came in very handy. About half way we had crossed Posted by pitchersontour in Pitchers Europe Trip 2015 | Oct 13, 2015
- Czech Republic - PragueWe had been intending to catch the bus from Pilsen to Prague, only about 1.5 hours drive (we love the fact that everything is so close here, we’re used to the distances in Australia!), but our friend John insisted on Posted by tollidaytravels in Tolliday Travels | Oct 11, 2015
- The Golden City Of One Thousand Spires - PRAGUEAt first sight the layout of Prague is definitely medieval - with its narrow-winding-cobblestone streets, tight imposing architecture and the gorgeous Charles Bridge straddling the Vltava river. Within an hour of walking through this city, it dawns on you Posted by Ceej in Around the world .... | Oct 10, 2015
- Prog Power Europe- PragueHaving met up the Norwegians, it was a mass rednezvous at Schipol to join the exodus to Eindhoven then on to Venlo and finally Baarlo. The cup truly over floweth during these 4-5 days at Prog Power. It started flowing Posted by kidd1200 in The Vodka Diaries | Oct 9, 2015
- Chapter 32: WanderingOur last day we mostly spent wandering around exploring the Old City.
We found many beautiful old buildings and buskers (including a traditional threesome called the Bohemian Bards dressed in old leather gear). We finally walked across the [b]Cha Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Oct 6, 2015
- Chapter 31: When it rains...Was a rainy day, so we spent the morning catching up with plans and messages.
Finally leaving the hostel, we left solo for the Music Museum. It had an exhibit on the Czech symbology of death and music but the Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Oct 6, 2015
- Chapter 30: LiberecSomehow we got ourselves organized enough to get out of the city with a small group. One of the aussies had a friend from Liberec and that was our destination as it was only an hour north of Prague. Once Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Oct 6, 2015
- Chapter 29: SuNdAY FUNDaYBEST SUNDAY EVER- as titled by our new aussie/kiwi friends. We were a rag-tag group of aussie, brit, israeli, kiwi and canadians that convened on the sunny patio where we decided we had to find food and the local beer Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Oct 6, 2015
- Chapter 28: Mucha do about PragueDespite our aching heads, we made it to our second walking tour with Tom, through the hills of the royal palace. We survived the tram up the hill and walked through a church to overlook the royal fruit tree garden, Posted by Kev n' Ariel in Kev n' Ariel's World Trek | Oct 6, 2015
- Cesky Krumlov==15 -16 September 2015==
Sad to leave Prague - such a lovely city. Five days - not really long enough - but enough that we learned a little about the city, ate some great food drank some great beer and Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | Sep 25, 2015
- Terezin Concentration Camp==14 September 2015==
Brenda and I started the day in Old Town Square, a quiet place early in the morning. The town just starting to wake and so were we.
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- Czech Republic - Pilsen and surrounds - part 2And the adventure continues!
After one working-bee day, John took us back to his sister-in-law’ (Nadia Skardova nee Kubaskova) house for lunch. Nadia is absolutely lovely and spoilt the boys with gifts and cooked us a delicious lunch. I Posted by tollidaytravels in Tolliday Travels | Sep 21, 2015
- Czech Republic - Pilsen and surrounds - part 1Czech Republic – Pilsen and surrounds - part 1
Pilsen was our first port of call in the Czech Republic. We booked 3 nights in Pilsen with the aim of catching up with one of Ash’s former work colleagues and good Posted by tollidaytravels in Tolliday Travels | Sep 21, 2015
- Prague Jewish Quarter and Cemetery==13 September 2015==
By coincidence, we decided to visit the Jewish Quarter of Prague during the day prior to Rosh Hashanah. The area has history dating back to the 13th century.
We started the day traveling by Metro for the first Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | Sep 19, 2015
- Trippin' outWhen researching Prague, I was looking a day trips out of the city. One place stood out - Cesky Krumlov. I had heard some wonderful things about the city. I also heard there wasn't time to do the Posted by Jengt in Jenny sees the World | Sep 17, 2015
- More of Prague==11 and 12 September 2015==
Friday and we're off to tour the Prague Castle. It's a huge complex. The tickets are 350Kc (about $14.50 USD) and the tickets are good for two days. We took in St Vitus Cathedral, Posted by pjburke in It's the Journey....not the Destination | Sep 17, 2015