On the 5 of December falls Krampusnacht, the night when Krampus is said to travel across the land and punish naughty children. This figure has roots in Germanic Paganism, although a lot of meaning surrounding the myth has been lost to time. The Church tried to ban the celebration but it continued in hard-to-access places,Fortsätt läsa ”Tremble and fear, Krampusnacht is here!”
Not much happening today. Just taking short walks in the city, buying the last souvenirs to gift family and getting some rest in preparation for the journey home tomorrow. I really loved being here but I’m also looking forward to returning to my own city and my own bed. As a last post on thisFortsätt läsa ”My top 5 favourite things about Prague”
The first destination of the day was the Kafka Museum. I’d wanted to visit this place for years and I wasn’t disappointed. I’m a big Kafka nerd so I didn’t learn much new but it felt very special to see the handwritten letters and journal entries of one of my literary idols. The letter heFortsätt läsa ”Visiting the Kafka Museum and two famous squares”
Not much happening today. My tachycardia is acting up so we’ve mostly been staying at the hotel. We did go on a short trip to the Palladium shopping mall and had lunch at a popular Vietnamese restaurant called Madame Lyn. The food was amazing and the virgin Mojito I had was the best I’ve everFortsätt läsa ”Lunch at Madame Lyn”
Found at the top of the Harfa shopping mall in Prague. Some of them move: I thought I’d gotten the T-rex moving and roaring on camera but turns out my phone wasn’t recording. Disappointing since that was the coolest thing in the park.
The waitress didn’t hear the ‘alcohol-free’ part of my order so my head was spinning when we got on board the boat for our pre-booked tour. 😅 This is the only pic I took because I was worried about dropping my phone overboard. Interesting thing: we saw a lot of very cute muskrats.
Over 5 hours late but we finally made it to Prague and our hotel. I’m not one to seek luxury but wow… this is a nice hotel room.