Category: Outside Prague

The Weekend Wanderer – Kutná Hora

Kutna Hora castle

There are three things to look for in a guide to spontaneous weekend travel when visiting Prague’s little neighbor – the Bohemian mining town of Kutná Hora:

1. Amusement

2. Entertainment

3. The ephemeral “spirit” of the place

The fourth thing would be, maybe, a map.

6:00 pm, Saturday, Starbucks

Nursing the worst hangover in town, when a sudden jolt of caffeine reminds me: shit, December issue. I need to go somewhere, anywhere. Fast.

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The Sultan of Brno

Beautiful Brno

So you’ve been in Golden Praha, how many months? Or years? Decades? And last time you called home the folks still asked you what? “What is life like in chwechoslovaaakia?”

And you said what? That Prague’s like a combination of Boston with the Irish pubs and Atlanta with Byelorussian lawyers ripping their lingerie off, but for a little less money! And what else do these girls do for you? Phooooaaaaagh! No way maaaan! “And did you meet any nice local girls son, I hear these slavish women are beautiful…”

“Well dad, I’ve met Megan, Nancy, Henny, Shannon…”

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