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Jul262019

Vysehrad, Prague, the city’s other castle hill with great views

The must-see tourist attractions in Prague generally filling a visitor’s first day are Staroměstské náměstí/Old Town Square, Karlův most/Charles Bridge, Pražský hrad/Prague Castle and St. Vitus Cathedral within the castle complex, in English officially named Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert. I won’t even bother with the Czech name for the cathedral. Prague Castle is an entire castle…

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May092019

The Art of Noticing Prague

An article by Rob Walker in The Guardian today, The art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differently, had me thinking about my week recently in Prague. As I read the article I noticed that I had used each of the five ways to different degrees to experience Prague last month. If you…

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Apr182019

St. Vitus Cathedral Prague Castle

My Catholic father wishes I published more photos of churches from my travels. The fire of Notre Dame in Paris had an impact on me. My wife and I saw Notre Dame years ago on a night cruise of the Seine on her only trip to Paris. I had walked through the cathedral a couple…

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Apr092019

Oslo vs. Prague price comparison

Prague is relatively cheap and Oslo is pretty damn expensive for a middle class American tourist. Six days in Prague eating out in restaurants two times every day, drinking copious amounts of beer, buying souvenirs and traveling all around the city on public transportation cost less than $300 for two of us. Less than 24…

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