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Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic July 10, 2015

On our last day in Prague, we went Zorbing and rented a paddle boat on the Vltava River. It’s still incredibly hot, so it felt great to be on the water. Prague Castle was beautiful on the hill and we paddled through a flock of swans.

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Prague, Czech Republic July 9, 2015

Today we went on a tour with World War II in Prague. We’ve already visited Anne Frank’s House in the Netherlands and Dachau and Eagle’s Nest in Germany, but I didn’t know much about the Czech’s role in WWII. Our guide Sonia was amazing – a Czech native with a passion for her country’s history. We walked through cobblestone streets … Continue reading »

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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic July 8, 2015

We took a day trip to the Sedlec Ossuary today, about one hour outside of Prague. The Sedlec Ossuary in Kutna Hora is also known as the Bone Church. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage site and contains the bones of 40,000 – 70,000 people. The bones were arranged in chandeliers, garlands, pyramids, and a coat … Continue reading »

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Prague, Czech Republic July 7, 2015

We started our tour of Prague with a visit to the Charles Bridge. When I asked my son where he wanted to go on vacation this summer, he didn’t say Universal Studios or the beach. He wanted to walk across the Charles Bridge in Prague at night. I absolutely loved his answer because that’s how I decide … Continue reading »

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Cesky Krumlov July 6, 2015

  Today we’re in Cesky Krumlov, a medieval town in the Czech Republic. Old Town was founded in the 1200s and is surrounded by the Vltava River. We’ve had a lot of fun exploring the cobblestone streets. The shops here are much different than other places we’ve been. There are puppets, lace, crystal, and leathersmiths, but very … Continue reading »

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