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Walking Tour of Prague

Where are we?

Where are we?

We started our second day at Starbucks… as we did every morning in Prague. This city is far more international than any other we have been to, which means that everyone speaks English, and not just in the touristy places.  Even still, my Starbucks’ name was “Pony” – Brian got off easy as “Bryan”.  I had made up an agenda for the weekend but after our long castle tour the previous day (combined with my ongoing cold) we decided to take it easy. Not. We jumped in on a free walking tour and covered the entire city in 4 hours.  Before the tour we had an authentic Czech lunch of roast pork knuckle, which after seeing the table next to us devour, we couldn’t help but order.

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Hot tub and Goulash in Prague, Czech Republic

 

Outside Prague Palace

Outside Prague Palace

Bonnie and I arrived yesterday in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, after some minor travel snafus.  To start with, we took the S1 instead of the S8, which is the S-Bahn that we always previously took to get to the Munich Airport.  Both actually go to the airport, but it turns out that the S1 takes a little longer, and you must be on the right part of the train.  We were not.  We had jumped on the train, not knowing this, and then when they made the announcement we could barely hear it.  It turns out you have to be in the rear cars, otherwise the front part of the train disconnects and goes to a different stop.  We were able to get a bus from the last stop on the train to the airport, but we were cutting it close. Continue reading