Pix: Prague, part two, with luck in the absinthe

Everyone touched this Charles Bridge plaque for luck. But what kind of luck? Faithful, financial, fertile? Eek. Googled later: To return to Prague.
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What to eat after a huge breakfast? Ah — rolled dough, cooked on a spit and dipped into cinnamon and sugar. Perfect for walking up a hill.
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Atop the hill was Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle in the world, office to kings, emperors and now presidents. A crowd had gathered.
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No idea what hour it was, we’d met the changing of the castle guard, and at noontime it brought with the only change fanfare of the day.
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There at primetime, we circled St. Vitus cathedral but didn’t try the line. We did have a good conversation about what nationalities cut in lines.
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Thought Kristin was going over the side here. And a random girl came up to me and said she liked my Threadless T-shirt. (Go Threadless!)
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Fun Explosive followed us everywhere. More writers need wild design.
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Just outside the castle gates: absinthe ice cream. I passed on tiramisu gelato for it. It was great. (Potential slogan: “Go crazy for ice cream!”)
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Not done on the ice cream: Wonderfully light with the cream flavor just above the spirit. Also, may have made me fall back in love with cones.

2 thoughts on “Pix: Prague, part two, with luck in the absinthe”

  1. I totally forgot about trdelnik!! How amazing were those pastry rolls? These pictures make me so unbelievably jealous. Must…go…back…soon….

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