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Old 04-22-10, 02:20 PM   #1
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Phototrip: Prague & Kutna Hora, Czech and Wein, Austria.

Part: Prague, Czech

The food was great, mostly. Some of it was really terrible, but that can be said about any city restaurant.

The city looks run down, but it's not so bad actually.
I highly recommend guided tours.
Hostels weren't that bad either.

The Beer you can buy here is great for the price.
I don't really recommend it for people who are allergic to tobacco smoke, as it seems to be a rare thing for restaurants to be smoke free.

oh, and take some multivitamins with you. The only vegetables served there are carrots, kraut, onions, potatoes and pork.

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1. Frankfurt... everything is german on that airport staff bike
2. Prague airport. Somewhat desolate area, but still someone sought to bike here.
3. cobblestone roads, quite bumpy.


4: HL. N. Prague station, interior (older section)
5: HL. N. Prague station, exterior
6: Gunpowder tower


7: museum with fossils, also the place where the velvet revolution took place.
8: astronomical clock.
9: Charles Bridge.


10: insurance for all acts of god
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Part, Kutna Hora, Czech

1: off to Kutna Hora.
2: gothic well, I think it was.
3: some monument?, lost my mapamphlet


4: one of many Cathedrals
5: another Cathedral
6: Bone cathedral, about the only really interesting cathedral here.


7: inside the bone cathedral, with me.
8: the interesting section of it, with me, again.
9: fancy schmancy ceilings on another cathedral.


10: inside the silver mine.
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Part: Wein, Austria (aka Vienna)

1: spot the problem... Brno, but wrong Brno station for the train that leaves for Vienna.
2: Palace, the really really big one in Wein.
3: Rent-a-bike in front of the Opera house. Lots of Einbahn to ride in this city.


4: on a tour bus that circles the city.
5: honestly, I fell asleep somewhere along the ride so I have no memory of what was what.
6: all a blur.


7: peculiar building.
8: giant ferris wheel.
9: some expensive building.


10: back to prague on an OBB train.
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Part: Return to Prague, Czech.
Some exploration, more like getting lost, in detail

1: Palace garden, the one with the massive cathedral on top of a hill.
2: some parts of the cathedral that wasn't part of the foot tour.
3: I'm only 170cm, but back when the castle was made, I'd be a giant.


4: Torture tower monument.
5: subway wall decorations.
6: Communist museum.


7: communist work bike
8: I think communist track bike
9: news flier maybe? for soviet track rider.


10: Prague Castle night shot, I think I did pretty good, considering I managed to blur a flash photo in Frankfurt.
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Wow! Looks like an amazing time! That one pic looks incredible...

Glad you're having a good time. Can't wait to see the pics. That part of the world is somewhere I've been wanting to go for a while. Did you learn any of the languages before you left?
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AEO, was it hard travelling in the white out blizzard conditions?
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new york, london, paris, munich, everybody talk about... Pop Muzik!
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Ironically, despite being a landlocked country, "ahoy!" is a greeting for meeting and parting in Český.

so, no, not really
hang on, 400+ pics take a while to upload.
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So did you meet this lady with funny dressed kids singing on the top of mountains?
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AEO, was it hard travelling in the white out blizzard conditions?
looks pretty clear to me... oh, right, you're texican... that there is what we call "frost" up'ere.


there was a plan flying in the opposite direction, but I couldn't pull my camera out in time.

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A shot of the chaos at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport for transatlantic flights.


the line for the flight to new york was about a mile long.
of course, being french and metric, that's about 100m.

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no, but I did get this kid
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