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Vltava

prague river sunset

Prague sunset

The Vltava is the longest river in the Czech Republic and the heart of Prague. On summer evenings it’s a lovely place to be to watch the sunset with the Bohemian backdrop. On my first couple days in Prague I thought the spectacular building in the background was the castle. It wasn’t until I went over the river on my last full day that I realized it is actually St. Vitus Cathedral. I’m looking forward to going back to Prague this summer.

St. Vitus Cathedral

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St. Vitus Cathedral (Prague, Czech Republic)

The more I think about it, the more I realize my weekend in Prague last summer was not enough. Even though there are a million other places I’d like to visit, that I’ve never been to before, I’m feeling like I may end up back in Prague for a weekend next summer.

Three nights in Prague

prague sunset castle

Prague sunset

At an international faculty party, in which I was probably the least traveled of the bunch, we got to talking about where we were going on our long weekends. I teach on Mondays and Wednesdays at CBS so I usually have four days off in a row to explore. In the past I’ve gone primarily to Norway and Sweden. I mentioned that I was undecided and asked for their feedback. I was debating between Estonia, several places in Germany, or Finland. Someone asked, “You’ve been to Prague, right?” When I said “no” they all universally agreed that Prague should be tops on my list. So here I am.

Tonight is my last night in Prague. What a place! Were it not for the ridiculous number of tourists and selfie sticks, this place would be near perfect.

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