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Prague

In Prague and I made the best of a frustrating day.

Hi guys, Yesterday I told you I had to come into town to take care of my Czech citizenship papers and take care of my family tomb, well, today I was going to make visits to all the offices I needed to visit for…

June 22, 2017

A visit to Krivoklat castle

Well, my dears, as I write this I’m back in Prague for a few days. There are things to do in town, like visit and take care of the family crypt, sort out some documents re my Czech citizenship and hang in town for…

June 21, 2017

A slow meander thru Southern Bohemia back to Prague

Hi guys, I’m back just outside Prague this morning with my friends Helena and Zdenek. I’ve also taken a lovely, slow zig-zaggy miander thru Southern Bohemia, following the Vltava river all the way back here, stopping at various places I felt like stopping at.…

June 19, 2017

Visiting Karlstejn, my beloved childhood castle

Today our merry party decided to drive over to the 13C Gothic castle Karstejn. the parking lot is at the bottom of a hill and the castle is 2 km up. Our merry party decided to take the horse and buggy up, but I…

June 6, 2017

Out of Prague, in Dobrichovice with friends

The rain came at night and I rented a car and headed out into the country. Just to have fun on the roads, I prearranged to hire a BMW series 3, little zippy thing, however, the car reserved was (apparently similar) a BMW series…

June 4, 2017

Finally! After a whirlwind night of flights, I’m home in Prague.

Hi everyone, well, that was a night that never was! Vancouver to Heathrow…where it was very hard not taking a taxi straight to Oxfordshire… …but then I did get on that second flight to Prague. arrived late in the European night. and then today,…

June 3, 2017

Last day in Prague

You know what? I love Art Deco! I think I want to redecorate everything Art Deco. Art Deco and Alphonse Mucha. Alphonse Mucha and Art Nouveau. Art Nouveau and Gustav Klimt. (sigh) (sigh) Today I was very excited, because I was meeting my second…

June 28, 2014

Third day in Prague ended up being a long and wonderful one

Holy smokes, where is the time going? The time is just running by and it seems to me that all I’m doing is walking round from place to place, cross town and back. Mornings in Prague are the loveliest. Just as the sun begins…

June 27, 2014