Escaping the Flood – Dresden, Germany

On Sunday, it started raining again in Cesky Krumlov. I had planned to leave on Monday anyway and its a good thing I did. All the taxis and buses stopped running and the water was gushing threatening to take out the bridges. You got the feeling that things were getting out of control. I was glad to get out and onto the train.

I actually left a few hours early hoping I could get an earlier train but no, I ended up waiting in a traditional Czech pub drinking 40 cent beer and playing pool. Mu read more

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No Absinthe, Thank you Anyway – Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

I am still in Cesky but I am feeling a little better. I have spent time just taking it easy and eating chicken soup. I absolutely love the little hostel I am in. Its called the Snail hostel and its adorable. It only has one room with 10 beds but we have our own kitchen and there are two bathrooms, one with a round two person tub! Its really nice to be able to take a nice hot bath when your sick.

Yesterday, there were two Vancouver girls, two kiwis and and American. We all got along really read more

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Out of Austria – Ceske Krumlov, Czech Republic

So I went from Salzberg to Gruneau. I stayed at the Treehouse which is run by a really nice couple who were really hospitable and fun. It was so serene and peaceful in this quiet little mountain hideaway. Its quite in the middle of nowhere. The land is untouched and fresh with the best water I have tasted from the creek that runs through.

We ate some bar bq trout at a roadside booth and it has made me a believer in trout once again. The town which is a short hike from the hostel, was smal read more

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