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Kokořín to Český ráj – ‘Bohemian Paradise’, Czech Republic

Malá Skála; Vranov Castle (Pantheon) as seen in tourist brochures.
Unmodified, courtesy of Martin Veselka on Wikimedia, link to the licence here.

Squeak, squeak, squeak, squeak…

“Can’t you see the funny side?” I asked a rather grumpy Mark.

Children playing nicely can add to the ambience of a campsite. As we tucked into Frankie’s breakfast special on the terrace that morning, the sound of three toddlers enjoying the sandpit was a genuine pleasure. Kokořín had exceeded all expectations, although moving to a place called Český ráj – Bohemian Paradise had launched our hopes into the exosphere.

But we made a terrible mistake.

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South Bohemian Rhapsody – Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

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Český Krumlov – ‘Prague in Miniature’

We caught glimpses of a magical city of spires and terracotta tiles, almost moated by the River Vltava as she nestled into a horseshoe-shaped bend in the river.

We were driving around the ring road looking for parking and worrying, because we had no Czech currency to pay for it!

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