A Prague Tour Photo Celebration

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Prague Tour (7) – Vítězné náměstí

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Sunday 10th July, 2016 After a lazy start to the day, Prague’s iconic Charles Bridge and a return to the Old Town was thought to be the best way to end our short stay in the city. Lunch was in the gardens on the banks of the river – no chance for a pizza …

Prague Tour (6) – Mariánské Lázně

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Saturday 9th July, 2016 Our trip to the Colonnades at Mariánské Lázně always promised to be the most exciting day of our tour – and our wish came true. The Colonnade is an icon that could be said to represent the Czech spas, it is a precious example of a period building common to …

Prague Tour (5) – Galerie Harfa

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Friday 8th July, 2016 A visit to Prague Zoo this morning boasting over 5000 animals and 650 species, well pleasantly set out. The grounds stretch from a lush river valley up a steep, rocky escarpment to rolling meadows. The views at the summit are spectacular. Animals range from penguins, sea lions, lions, tigers and elephants to …

Prague Tour (4) – Hhahol Hall

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Thursday 7th July, 2016 Taking in the sights of Prague this morning from the city’s Petrin Tower next to the Strahov Monastery. Built as a mini version of Paris’ Eiffel Tower, the Petrin Observation Tower was built in 1891 for the Jubilee Exhibition. The tower is 60m tall, which doesn’t seem particularly high until …

Prague Tour (3) – Podebrady Spa

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Wednesday 6th July 2016 Now we are in a mood for music – today we are in the spa town of Podebrady to the east of Prague. For over a century, Poděbrady has been one of the most important Czech spa towns. This is chiefly thanks to its springs, stable weather, pleasantly situated on …

Prague 2016 (2) – Ss Simon and Jude

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Tuesday 5th July 2016 Today, a visit to Prague’s magnificent castle and St Vitus Cathedral, home to relics of St Wenceslas and the Czech state crown. Also known as the Bohemian Crown, it was made for the coronation of Charles IV in 1347, making it the fourth oldest in Europe. Virtual tour Wearied by …

Prague Tour (1) – Arrival

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Monday 4th July 2016 Prague airport[/caption]Thanks to all our families who turned up at the departure point at an incredibly early hour of Monday morning ensuring that the coaches got off to a very prompt start – 14 mins early. It was a smooth pick up at Kinross too and soon we found ourselves …

New members tour deposits

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Many thanks to all who attended the Tour Information Evening on Monday evening. It was a great opportunity to set our plans and to respond to individual questions. If you were unable to attend you can still keep in touch with our website/ twitter/ newsletter announcements. Since the results of the auditions were announced …