Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Taking the slow road to Cyprus – Omnibus Edition

Drawing the line and starting again Posted on April 6, 2012 Welcome to Marilyn & Alf’s new blog. We plan to live in Cyprus and travel extensively. Our first adventure will be getting to Cyprus by car! April 28 2012, we shall be taking … Continue reading

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Arrive in Cyprus after seven weeks – Marilyn and Alf

At 2.00 PM our ship docked in Limassol.  We said goodbye to Jean Pierre, the third passenger, and waited for the ship’s agent to arrive. Getting off the ship was quite straightforward. The Chief Mate brought our car to the … Continue reading

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Definitely no more dumplings please!

In Zagreb, Croatia, we thought that we were eating Croatian pasta but the waiter described it as “home-made Croatian dumplings” – it was an accompaniment to some excellent beef. It’s interesting to observe that in Central Europe, the “dumpling belt” seems to wider than … Continue reading

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Some of Marilyn and Alf’s Best Photos in Vienna

Check out the link below for some of Marilyn & Alf’s best photos whilst visiting Vienna. Open the link and then choose Vienna, or if you prefer Prague or Frankfurt http://www.flickr.com/photos/alfandmarilyn/

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Marilyn and Alf arrive in Vienna to thunder and lightening – what a welcome!

We’ve arrived in Vienna, Austria and just got settled before the heavens opened – thunder and lighting followed – what a reception! The four-hour road journey from Prague was fairly uneventful. Leaving Prague, we saw lots of Communist era high … Continue reading

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Some of Marilyn and Alf’s best photos in Prague

Check out the link below for some of Marilyn & Alf’s best photos whilst visiting Prague http://www.flickr.com/photos/alfandmarilyn/sets/72157629611662430 Related articles Some of Marilyn and Alf’s best photos in Prague Our last full day in Prague (alfandmarilyn.wordpress.com) Taking to your feet in Prague – … Continue reading

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Why the Jewish Museum Prague is the most visited Jewish museum in the world and the most visited museum in Prague

In our second full day in Prague we concentrated on the Jewish Museum. We bought a ticket that included an English-speaking guide. Amazingly we were a group of two with our own dedicated guide who was extremely knowledgeable. Overall, we were very moved by Josefov (the … Continue reading

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Taking to your feet in Prague – the Paris of the East – Marilyn and Alf

As soon as we started strolling around Wenceslas Square, home to the historical Velvet Revolution of 1989, it was easy to see why Prague has so often been described as the Paris of the East. Our first full day in … Continue reading

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End of a great day in Prague – a Gershwin concert in the Spanish Synagogue followed by pizza – Marilyn and Alf

Following our first full day in Prague, we went to an excellent Gershwin concert in the famous Spanish Synagogue. The concert included a number of old favorites like: West Side Story Rhapsody Blue An American in Paris Summertime My Fair Lady … Continue reading

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The Amazing Astronomical Clock Prague (video)

Yesterday we saw the Prague Astronomical Clock which is a truly amazing site. On the hour it attracts huge numbers of visitors with its own special show. Check out the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzNyws81oxs

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