Saturday Caitlin and I took a train to Beroun and then hiked over to Karlštejn. Of course, the first order of business was to find coffee for Ms Thompson, so we walked to the town center—a full kilometer in the wrong direction! … Continue reading
Early in the morning from a church front on the large bluffs overlooking Old Town. There’s actually a lot of good running in the park up here, with a pretty big network of flat paths up top and a bunch … Continue reading
The Czech Republic played Poland the other day in the Euro 2012. This of course meant that Old Town Square was completely packed. Caitlin thinks there should be bleachers with tickets only for short people. It seems only fair. There … Continue reading
All from Charles Bridge.
Coming to Prague, I knew it had a pretty strong MTB scene and much less of a road cycling vibe. This has turned out to be ridiculously more true than I expected. Yesterday I was out riding, on my road … Continue reading
One of the aspects I enjoy about traveling is the things that are basically the same but not quite, all the little variations. American municipal trash trucks work and look pretty much the same way all over the country. Here … Continue reading
I finally got myself together, assembled my bike, and went exploring. Obviously after I spent most of a warm, sunny Saturday inside reading it would be cold and rainy on Sunday, but it’s never actually been asserted by anyone that … Continue reading
Following today’s workshop I was wandering about and heard the “faint” stirrings of Euro-pop way off in the distance. It turns out all these little walled-in town squares and narrow roads basically turn the whole city into an amplifier… Obviously … Continue reading