Bologna – (and the Three T’s)

Bologna – (and the Three T’s)

So I took a cheapish flight from Budapest to Bologna with Wizz – a Hungarian budget airline. It was fairly agricultural experience; penned in like animals going to slaughter in a tin shed in 35 degrees to eventually walk out to the airplane – budget airlines don’t get...
Still Hungary…

Still Hungary…

Leaving Ms Viking in Prague I took the high speed train back to Budapest which is now like returning home for me. I stayed in a brand new Airbnb Apartment right next to Zsuzsanna’s and unpacked and popped over for a small glass of wine at my favourite breakfast café...
Penguins in Prague

Penguins in Prague

We have finally left the Danube for the Vltava. Same, but different. It still has river boats, is the same colour and similar size, but Prague has a nice yellow line-up of Penguins. It also looks great at night. Certainly there are tourists here in Prague. Bus loads...
The jewel in the crown….

The jewel in the crown….

The jewel for tourism in Czech Republic (second only to Prague) is Cesky Krumlov. It is tourist heaven. Really the only place we have been where there are wall-to-wall souvenir shops, buses of tourists: asian and indian, and the start of the US school/college kids. It...
Settling into Znojmo…

Settling into Znojmo…

But not as well as this dude: St Boniface has been here for sometime, complete with bones and lace. No pronunciation advise on this town… but unlike Spanish the Z and j are pronounced. It’s a wonder we made it here at all. We are staying in a very nice big...