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London to Auschwitz: Day 22, Prague to Ústí nad Orlicí, 155km today, 1935km total

London to Auschwitz: Day 22, Prague to Ústí nad Orlicí, 155km today, 1935km total

My mother, friend and I have had some quite poor experiences with the locals in Prague, as well as an abysmal boat tour! To add insult to injury, the hotel staff were also very rude on several occasions, which made us feel rather unwelcome in their country. This did not bode well for the remainder of the trip through the Czech Republic. Especially as I’ve been warned that the further east you go, the worse it gets… Leaving the familiar…

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London to Auschwitz: Day 5, Caen to Évreux 125km Today, 545km Total

London to Auschwitz: Day 5, Caen to Évreux 125km Today, 545km Total

Another physically and emotionally demanding day. After being woken up early by the pouring rain I weighed up my options. Asking around I learnt that a bus from outside where I was staying went directly to the Memorial of Caen. Many people had spoken highly about this museum but I wasn’t sure I would have time. Taking the rain as a sign I decided to hop on the bus (in full lycra and cycling cleated shoes) and visit this museum…

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