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...
3 Countries in 3 hours…

3 Countries in 3 hours…

We spent the night in the northern town of Esztergom, Hungary and had dinner in the vault under the basilica. Fabulous surroundings and good food, following a walk around the town after a huge deluge in the afternoon. Esztergom is on the Danube, in fact on a bend in...