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Nov 28, 2011 - Czech Republic next

The good news was that we had clear skies with brisk temperatures; the bad news was that Duff had to deal with "tourist's revenge". He think it was something he ate yesterday, but he was definitely under the weather for a long drive. Most of today's trip was on Autobahn toward Passau, Germany, and just short of that point, we turned east into the mountains that form the border between Germany and the Czech Republic. Duff was really interested in seeing this part of Europe. When we were stationed here, it was Communist and U.S. military were...

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Jun 4, 2009 - World Heritage day

Monday 1st June. Is that a break in the clouds? There was no doubt about it. We found that our hotel was only 50 yards from the main gate into Telc which is a pedestrian zone. It was not yet hot but we only needed a pullover and off we went to explore. A real experience! The girl in the Information office showered us with maps and brochures and to be honest we didn’t need them as the old town is located in the centre of a lake with bridges at the two ends back to dry land. The town consisted of a castle at one end and a church at the other...

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Jun 4, 2009 - The three bears

Tuesday 2nd June. What a day! This morning we walked into town through the trees alive with bird song. Taking the path we climbed the 500ft to the Castle gardens which are divided into three sections. The section furthest from the castle contains a large lake covered in water lilies with several sorts of duck making it their home. The lake is at the end of a wild wood containing many varieties of trees and filled with wildlife. Within this wood is an amazing open air theatre where the auditorium is on a massive turntable so that rather than...

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Nov 23, 2007 - Listmania - Luxuries on the Road

Time in transit often gives us an opportunity to plan for our next destination, think back to our past travels, talk about pretty much nothing or... create lists! Between Cesky Krumlov and Pisek we listed luxuries...

  • shaving cream (thanks Erica)
  • real towels and pillows (ie: not the ones we own)
  • chocolate at any time but especially when life on the road is tough
  • fitted sheets
  • mashed potatoes
  • non-fried vegetables
  • Heinz ketchup - last seen in Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • BBC World
  • the International Herald...

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