Prague is a beautiful city, we love it! It is 5 years since we last went and things have changed slightly but I would say for the better. When the communists were in power they built lots of boring, drab buildings and the old buildings never had any money spend on them. Now many buildings have been restored and the boring buildings are being spruced up. There are still areas that need work but isn't there in some British cities?
As you can imagine it was very busy in the tourist spots but if you went off the beaten track there were some very peaceful restaurants and bars. The weather was great the whole time we were there.
Here we are, on a boat trip on the river that goes right through the centre of the city. In the background you can see the Charles Bridge. The river is the River Vltava.
Part of the city is very hilly so you can get some great views! This one is from the hilly bit where the castle and Cathedral are. You can see the Charles Bridge again.
So is this one, just in a different direction.
This view is from the river looking towards the Cathedral.
We also spent part of Friday in Prague before meeting one of friends and going by train to Skuhrov which is where we will be camping with our Scouts in July. The train service is really good in the Czech Republic. A lot of the rolling stock is quite old but the trains run on time and they are very frequent, but of course the railways are owned by the state. Britain should never let our train service go into the private sector!
We came back to the UK on Sunday evening, quite late.