Orthodox Easter Sunday, Zvon #9801, 16 April

Národní divadlo

The Plan The primary plan of the day was going to see Zvon #9801, on its barge on the west bank of the Vltava river Orthodox Easter in Prague, The plan was to start with a wonderful breakfast at the Savoy Café, always a joy. Order the “Savoy” Breakfast, you’ll thank me later. Then we’d… Continue reading Orthodox Easter Sunday, Zvon #9801, 16 April

Beautiful Prague, Saturday 15 April

Saints Cyril and Methodius Cathedral

Prague Saturday We started out Saturday morning with a lunch reservation at the Grand Cafe Orient, via a fairly indirect walking route from our hotel. We headed to the river and enjoyed a walk through the Farmářské tržiště Náplavka (Náplavka Farmers Market). We made a right turn and headed towards Nové Město (New Town), where… Continue reading Beautiful Prague, Saturday 15 April

Vyšehrad – Rich in Heritage

History Vyšehrad is a castle located in the city of Prague, in the Czech Republic. It is situated on a hill overlooking the Vltava River, and is one of the most important cultural and historical landmarks in the country. The castle dates back to the 10th century, and has played a significant role in the… Continue reading Vyšehrad – Rich in Heritage

Pardubice Castle

Pardubice Castle Intro Pardubice Castle is a historic castle located in the city of Pardubice in the Czech Republic. The castle dates back to the late 13th century and has undergone several renovations and expansions over the centuries. It is considered as one of the most important historical buildings in Pardubice and the surrounding region.… Continue reading Pardubice Castle


This article is only focused on the town itself, the castle and East Bohemia Museum are in another article posted here. Pardubice History Pardubice is a city located in the Czech Republic, in the east of the country, and is the capital of the Pardubice Region or East Bohemia. The city is located at the… Continue reading Pardubice

Beautiful Bath County, VA

The Bath County Library

Intro We have been to Bath County at least three times in the past 5 years. It is a beautiful area of the Allegheny Highlands, about in the middle of the Virginia, West Virginia border. Bath county is dotted with various types of natural springs, which are one of the primary reasons for the counties… Continue reading Beautiful Bath County, VA

Prague 1st Visit

Introduction Our 1st Prague trip was my wife’s 1st real international trip, ever, and my first European trip in over 2 decades. The dates for our trip were September 19th through the 29th, originally we planned on the 21st through the 28th, but that got changed by the Airlines. Since the change was within 2… Continue reading Prague 1st Visit

Prague Won, not Prague 1

How Prague Won My wife and I debated in early 2021 where we would travel to once Covid-19 travel restrictions were lifted, and this is how Prague won. We had a short list that consisted of, Scotland driving the NC500, England cruising the canals for 2 weeks, Prague, or a one-week river cruise through the… Continue reading Prague Won, not Prague 1

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