|Taken from most Legii (Legii Bridge) looking towards Karlův most (Charles Bridge)|
|Paddleboats on the Vltava, seen from Legii Bridge|
|Looking towards Old Town and Old Town Bridge Tower|
|Full Moon over Paddleboat Marina|
One of the very popular things to do on the river is to rent a rowboat or a paddleboat for an hour or two. You can see many of these on the river as well as the river cruise boats (again- these are not the big Danube River Cruise boats - these are hourly cruises, or dinner cruises. So between the boats large and small, and the birds (ducks, swans and gulls) there's lots of activity/entertainment to watch.
The photos in this post were all taken over a stretch of about 2 hours from
|Sunset at Pražský Hrad - Prague Castle|
dusk around 9ish til dark - it was after 11 when I got back to the hotel. The moon was full and so was the Charles Bridge! THE thing to do in Prague at night is to stroll the bridge, with your lover, your family, or whoever... I was strolling it with my tripod and camera, having fun "people-watching"! There are always sights to be seen - even after dark!!
I am trying very hard to be a "traveller", not a tourist (see quote below). I am so tired of overhearing tourists complain about how something is not like at home.... why
|Night falls over Prague Castle|
|Old Town Bridge Tower after dark|
I love hearing all the languages spoken on the street - there are so many. Of course I cannot distinguish the Slav languages- they all sound the same to me.. there is also a fair bit of Russian, German, some French, Spanish, Italian, and of course, the Americans, Brits, Aussies, Scots, and many others I cannot identify. In many ways I envy the Europeans who have a totally different attitude to being bi- tri- or multi-lingual....
|Little Quarter Bridge Tower|
|Looking towards neo-Renaissance National Theatre, completed in 1883.|
"Please be a traveller, not a tourist. Try new things, meet new people, and look beyond what's right in front of you. Those are the keys to understanding this amazing world we live in." ~ Andrew Zimmern