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Prague, Czech Republic

On February 14th Andy flew over to Prague for a conference. I knew that he'd be at his conference all day on the 15th and most of the day on the 16th so I stayed in Aberdeen to work those couple of days. On Friday evening I arrived in Prague so we could spend the weekend there together. Thankfully the weather was beautiful (a bit chilly but the sun was out so we couldn't complain) because we walked a lot. The architecture in the city is so beautiful that we literally could have taken a picture of every single building. We found ourselves in awe at every turn. Even the sidewalks were detailed and beautiful. Probably our favorite part of the city was the Jewish quarter. We paid to see the old Jewish cemetery (where there is about 12000 headstones but far more people and they stopped burying people there in 1784, the oldest headstone was from the 1400s!) and the synagogues. But, the Old Town Square was filled with beautiful old buildings and the Charles Bridge leading over to St. Nicholas Church and then up to the Castle and Cathedral was amazing too. We also looked around the grounds of a monestary and walked by the Archbishop of Prague's house. Everywhere you looked there was beauty. We only have one suggestion before going there...do not take Scottish bank notes to exchange there because most people won't exchange them for you. Oh yes, they'll exchange your money from pounds to crowns (the currency in the Czech Republic) if the money says Bank of England on it but not if it says Bank of Scotland (even though it's the EXACT same money!). Well, of course we found this out the hard way, being from Scotland and all. All the exchange places have the rate for Great Britain which everyone knows includes Scotland (except the Czech people apparently). We had a heck of a time finding a place that would exchange our money for us and when we finally did...the exchange rate was worse than if we were from England! Oh, were we mad. Oh well, life went on and we learned our lesson for if we ever go back there. Once we had some money though we were much happier. At least I was because that meant we could eat. Since I'm constantly hungry thanks to this baby inside me you can imagine the relief I felt once we had some food. Speaking of food, we found a cute little pizza place to have dinner on our last night there which is where Andy finally got to drink beer out of a stein. He wanted the experience and boy did he get it! He ordered the biggest size on the menu not knowing just how big it would be. Has anybody ever had 1 liter of beer in one sitting before? This picture shows you what that looks like. Anyway, we had a great time and would definitely recommend visiting Prague if you ever get the chance.


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