July 14, 2011 GMT
Prague (or Praha as they say here)

Made it thru Latvia, Lithuania



,
Poland, and into the Czech Republic



and Prague on some very scenic roads.



Had trouble finding a hotel in old town since there is a film festival, a bohemian jazz festival, and some Norwegian thing going (Corey got excited) but we got lucky and found some ďeconomyĒ rooms in a VERY nice hotel (Hotel Caesars Palace). The elevator doesnít even go to the floor our rooms are on, since it is the attic but they actually are very nice and the fancy people in the lobby and bars donít know that we are attic rats! :=) Several people had told me that Prague was the one place that we didnít want to miss. They said it was beautiful and they were right. There are so many great buildings,



castles,



and spires



to look at that my neck hurts at times. Corey has some friends here and they took us to a famous roof top restaurant (and several bars) that had views that were unbelievable.



After the last blog entry, some folks said they were disappointed that there were no pictures Ė be careful what you wish for. There are a LOT of pictures this time. Sometimes 2 or 3 of the same thing as I was trying different camera settings (none of which are very good since it was generally cloudy and overcast). Donít know what page the new ones start on, on your computer since every display is different (they start on page 39 on my little traveling laptop). Iíll let you decide which pictures you like best out of the bunch. The rest are here if you like.
http://www.smugmug.com/gallery/15599906_8ri5r

Rick


Posted by rickmcd at July 14, 2011 03:04 PM GMT
 
 

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