Monthly Archives: July 2014

Czech Republic: Melnik, the Moldau and the Elbe

MELNIK As is the case with most cities getting in and out of a city can sometimes be complicated so we decided to catch a train from Prague to Melnik, about thirty five kilometres to the north. Many country stations … Continue reading

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Czech Republic: Prague 2

PRAGUE PART 2: ¬†OFF THE BEATEN TRACK There is a penalty to pay if you visit cities such as Prague at this time of the year: the penalty is the throngs of tourists. To avoid the masses we rode into … Continue reading

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Czech Republic: Prague Part 1

CZECH REPUBLIC ADVENTURE. PRAGUE PART 1 This post is dedicated to my nephew Glen because, like me, he was born in the wrong era. We should have been born in the art nouveau¬†or art deco period because we both appreciate … Continue reading

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Switzerland: Out and About

SWITZERLAND AFTER THE BIKE MISSION The butterfly story of this post is dedicated to our butterfly aficionado friend Mick (Armidale) and the birds, to birdo (Australian term for a bird watcher) friend David, the bird man of the Pilliga Forests. … Continue reading

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