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to Prague, in August

No one goes to Prague in August to visit friends. Everyone who lives in Prague is gone, on vacation, traveling anywhere to get away from the heat and humidity of the city.

But when we planned our trip to Prague, we realized it had to be in August, due to a number of unavoidable situations. So we went to Prague in August and, in spite of people coming and going all around us, enjoyed every minute.

We lived in Bubeneč, which straddles Prague 6 and 7, but I think we were in Prague 6. It was the flat of a friend of a friend, a flat belonging to a family that was in NY state for the summer. It was fun to be in a place where little kids live, to see little shoes and tricycles neatly put away. We loved the kitchen, which is sunny and faces the interior courtyard.

We found two good restaurants, one a pub called "U verevky" (at the squirrels)

the other, an Indian restaurant at Hradčanska Metro station

I strolled around the neighborhood, enjoying the shop windows

We had coffee and mea…