0430 The Medieval Parade (Czech 002—revisit)
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I visited in
I head from the bus station straight up into the
From there I continue on up towards the castle, which is built on a hill surrounded by a wooded park area.
Back down into the city I wander the alleys a bit more and take some shots of the plaza and the more Eastern European style cathedral with a single needlelike spire.
I see a commotion up near the main plaza. I get closer and see… there’s a renaissance parade about to take place! It looks like at this time a year, the locals dress of as 15th century soldiers and peasants and parade through the streets… It’s an interesting sight-- and definitely a way to make my second visit to
I don’t have enough Czech currency on me for a proper meal, so I opt for a Turkish sandwich instead… and am surprised to hear the sandwich maker speaking in Moroccan Arabic.
“I still have my family in
I’m a bit taken aback by his assessment… Unless I’m seriously misinformed, living in
It’s nice to be able to meet some folks here-- although I’m a little disappointed that I didn’t have the chance to talk more with native Czechs… But overall it’s been a pleasant second visit to this cool little country…