Thursday, 7 November 2013

prague roundup



Hey peeps!

Three weeks ago I visited Prague with my Canadian friend Mona - that's already so long ago wow. Buuut I still owe you the photos and I really wouldn't want to witthold them from you because Prague is a beautiful city.
It was my first trip there and I would totally go again. I'd been in Budapest right before going to Czech Republic (see the Budapest post here) and I think Prague had many similarities. There is something about the Eastern European cities, some certain atmosphere I really fall for every single time. Prague combines modern urban style with classic tradition, there are lots of beautiful old buildings, especially churches, but also corners with hip modern cafés and shops - aaand the mixture of religious kitsch and what I like to call "down to earth grey concrete charme" hovers above the whole scenery.
Here are some impressions for you:
This is me sporting my awesome new Mi-Pac travel bag which has been the perfect companion on my trips so far (thanks Surfdome.com for the bag and thanks Mona for the photo!).
Churches! Prague has many churches with many magnificent glass window art. This one is inside of St. George's Cathedral at Prague Castle and was one of the prettiest I've seen.
Prague Castle itself is an interesting place too, but I didn't really enjoy it because it was way too touristy and overcrowded. Nevertheless we saw the royal bling, the Golden Lane and some other places around the castle complex.
This is me having a coffee break on the picturesque Charles Bridge which provides a lovely view on the Vltava river with its other bridges and the pretty riverside. Again this place was very touristy and packed with people, but it was the perfect transition for walking down to the city centre from Prague Castle.
As every blogger has to do that, let's talk weather: we had about 13°C, almost no wind and plenty of sun, it was wonderful!
This is the très steampunkish Astronomical Clock at the Old Town Square, cool huh? Prague's historic city centre is full of lovely old facades, cobblestone streets, souvenir shops and squares with churches or other sights like this clock.
The view on the river and the city from Castle Vysehrad - oh it was the perfect autumn scenery! Golden sunlight, crisp air and fallen leaves everywhere. Vysehrad was a wonderful place to wrap yourself up in warm jacket, scarf and beanie, grab a coffe and roam around the historic buildings and cemetery. Plus it was not touristy at all, so nice!

My résumé: Prague was cool, I would totally go there again. I can definitely recommend it, so if you have the chance to visit this place you should, it's lovely.

Hope you like the photos.
Have a nice day!



  



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19 comments:

  1. Really nice pictures!

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  2. Glad that you had a good time! I hope I will visit Prague soon.
    Don't forget I'm waiting for you in Bucharest. :D

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  3. Beautiful pics! And I love those chunky scarves <3

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  4. Cool pics...

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  5. Yay, I'm glad you're back! Haha. Your trip sounds wonderful and the pictures make me quite envious of the beautiful architecture and scenery Europe offers. I've always wanted to visit Prague.

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  6. Cool photos. Love the mustard scarf.

    xoxo
    Ivy
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  7. hach ina du süße maus :D :*
    check mal deine emails wegen des bloggertreffens <3

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  8. I would LOVE to go to Prague! These photos really are lovely, and that last one is especially gorgeous with the view of the river and the autumn leaves. It sounds like you had such a lovely time :) xx

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  9. Your pictures of Prague are amazing and pretty. It looks like a wonderful place to visit. Your hair and makeup look beautiful.

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  10. One of my workfriends is now living in Prague!It looks so so beautiful, these photos are great!

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  11. Aaaaw, schöne Fotos, meine Liebe! :)

    Und ich finde deinen senfgelben Schal einfach genial!!

    Liebe Grüße,
    Sara.

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  12. You look very cost and snug in the first pictures - I like your scarf :)

    CC x

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  13. Amazing photos. That must have been such an interesting place to visit. Wow just look at those stunning church glass windows. They are such an artwork.

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  14. Süß schaust du aus ,der schwarz weiße Schal steht dir besonders gut :)
    Tolle Fotos!

    LG

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