Rafting, Castles and Bears... Oh my!

Published: May 22nd 2006
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Cesky Krumlov is a town I could live in. It's so homey! Not to mention vegetarian friendly! The first night here, Phuong and I found a vegetarian restaurant where we were seating at a picnic table next to the river. The food was awesome, but the view and atmosphere was unbeatable, so we sat there for a couple of hours just taking it all in! Everyone is very laid back, and no one i... Read Full Entry

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Castle GroundsCastle Grounds
Castle Grounds

We've made it to the back of the castle. The grounds are really pretty and natural.
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Castle Stairs

We're finally here!

One of the Cesky Bears in the castle moat!
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From the Castle

This is a view from inside the Cesky Krumlov castle. You can see rafters on the river!
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A View of Cesky Krumlov

Cesky Krumlov view from the top of the castle.
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Another View of Cesky Krumlov.

Looking down at the town.
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Writing Home About It

We've made it back to our hostel, and I decide to write to Andrew about the bears.
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Castle Gardens, 01

Our next day in Cesky Krumlov, we decide to explore the castle gardens. Here's Phuong at the entrance.
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Castle Gardens, 02

Smiling in front of the fountain at the Cesky Krumlov castle gardens.
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Castle Gardens, 03

Phuong in front of the stone wall.
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Castle Gardens, 04

Phuong sits on the stone wall.
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Castle Gardens, 05

Phuong takes an artistic picture of me by some pretty, pink flowers.
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Castle Gardens, 06

We ventured out to an area where there weren't many tourists and found this stadium that a local artist told us about. Even though she recommended it to us, we weren't sure if we were allowed to be there.
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Castle Gardens, 07

We snapped a quick picture in the stadium, anyway.
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Castle Gardens, 08

We walked even further through beautiful paths of trees.
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Castle Gardens, 09

We found a pond. It was breathtaking until we realized there were bugs everywhere. We ran back!
New FriendsNew Friends
New Friends

The following day, we take our new friend, Sumei (who didn't speak English, and we sure didn't speak any Japanese!) to the vegetarian restaurant.
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Vegetarian Restaurant, 2

Here are Phuong and I with the restaurant's owner, David.
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Vegetarian Restaurant, 3

David took our picture with the castle in the background.
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Cesky Krumlov Station

Sadly, it's time to leave Cesky Krumlov. Phuong takes my picture as we wait for our train.

22nd May 2006

Becky, you are awesome. I am so happy for you to be having this wonderful experience. I have never been to Italy, and although I have been in Austria, I have not been to Vienna. I'm anxious to hear about it from you. I know I will see you sometime this summer. Stay safe! Love, Aunt Ger
22nd May 2006

Yeah for you gals taking in the sites of Cesky Krumlov! Be safe.
23rd May 2006

OK where did they poop ?

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