Prague, Czech Republic- Day 2
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We started off the day by renting a paddel boat for an hour to paddle around the river. It was enjoyable but if you go bring bread! We had a few rolls left over from breakfast and used them to feed the ducks which were very entertaining and followed our paddle boat for a long time, about 10 of them.
We went back to the Charles Bridge and headed over it to the Franz Kafka Museum. It was an experience to say the least and very weird. This guy was anti social and in my point of view a complete mental case. The museum consisted of passages he wrote, diary entries, info of his life, drawings, and more crazy things. If I were to skip something in Prague this would have been it.
We went to the famous Astronmical clock in the old City Square that was very pretty however I didn't have a good view to see it move and if it did move it must have not been that great cause I didn't notice a thing. But the clock itself is quite beautiful.
We then caught a Myths and Legends tour. We had a Czech woman guide who had a strong accent and hairy armpits. I caught onto her accent quickly. She took us to many locations within the city and told us facts and myths/stories about it. It was interesting to hear them and learn somethings like before houses were numbered they were recognized by emblems ouside their house. For example if you were sending mail you would write the street name and blue horse, golden crown, etc. so the deliverer would know which house. We were also told what the meaning of some of the statues on the charles bridge were. And also a lot of the symbolics on the Charles Bridge tower.