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Praha – Three Days in January 2017 – Day 3

+4°C ! After an hour or so doing – the sights – around Stare Mesto, The Bier-Traveller had to return to the hotel room at U Medvidku to remove a layer, a rise of 18°C, very noticeable. I had a … Continue reading

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Praha – Three Days in January 2017 – Day 2

-14°C had taken its toll. Hector woke in the small hours feeling as if there was a rock in his left eye. The bathroom mirror revealed nothing, the streaming eye and the pain continued all night, and all day thereafter. … Continue reading

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Praha – Three Days in January 2017 – Day 1

Mr. O’Leary’s timetable meant that Hector was collected by Steve at 05.00 in time for our dawn flight to Praha. We arrived at our hotel – U Medvidku – before Noon, officially 14.00 was the check-in time. The Receptionist could … Continue reading

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Praha – The Fourth and Final Day of Prague 2015

The fourth and final day of this Prague Trip saw Hector doing his own thing. With an evening flight back to Glasgow, there was the Opperchancity to take things easy after the Educational Excess of the past two days. Tram … Continue reading

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Praha – A Second Day with Fred Waltman

Once again, Hector was in the Curry House when Fred Waltman texted to arrange today’s rendezvous. I would arrive at Pivovar Narodni to greet diminished numbers and just I time to sample the dregs of the Tasters. Under their own … Continue reading

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Praha – A Day with Fred Waltman

First things first, there had to be Curry-Heute. The Curry House  near Palmovka Metro Station was in a new part of Praha for The Hector, During the meal there was a text from Fred Waltman to arrange a rendezvous. Pivo … Continue reading

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Praha – The Planned Solo Trip – Day 1

A flight from Scotland to Turkey for £25.00? Hector could not resist. The first obstacle was that this was the last flight of the season and so there had to be an alternative route back home. The second obstacle was … Continue reading

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Hector’s Heroic Homecoming – Day the Third – Many Pragmatic Returns

 Is Hector entitled to Czech Citizenship? Some were up and out early. As nobody in their right mind would pay for an Ibis Breakfast, people visited various outlets around Andel. Ricky insisted that he and [Stan.TC] go for a Bier. … Continue reading

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Hector’s Heroic Homecoming – Day the Second – The Voyage Home

 No Sleep until Ceske Budejovice We were six in a compartment of six, perfect. The train crawled to Dresden then turned up the Elbe Tal towards Bad Schandau. We would pass through Kurort Rathen, the highlight of Hector and Marg’s … Continue reading

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Prague with Marg

Prague was not on the original plan for this summer’s vacation, especially as its a main feature of the rapidly approaching big tour of 2012: Hector’s Heroic Homecoming. Budapest is the end point of this trip, arriving by boat down … Continue reading

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