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September 21st, 2008 – by: countessk
We took a fine walk over a bridge, not the Charles bridge (which is another massive tourist trap) and wandered into Mala Strana (little side), a really pretty neighborhood with lots of little lanes, cafes and bookshops, so very quaint. After a short time we had passed the cathedral and were heading up the hill to the castle. From here we could see over the city, lots of yellow hues emanating from the buildings below and the Vltava river weaving in between.
Once at the castle we found our way to the miniature Eiffel tower and the maze of mirrors. I was pretty excited about this but Bob was rolling his eyes, expecting yet another tourist trap. But I thought it would be kind of fun to walk through a labyrinth full of mirrors, so we paid the entrance fee and headed in. We actually filmed our adventure through the labyrint but have lost the footage. The trouble is it is so tiny we literally spent 3 minutes in there and had exhausted the place. On our way out however there were 20 euros just lying on the ground with not a soul in site. So we icked up our little gift and carried on passed the castle.
Then we came to the fnicular railway and considered using it to get back down the hill, but it was such a beautiful day we decided to walk back.
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