The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

July 12th, 2010

Bohemian Like You (pt. 4)

Our last day in Prague did not begin well. Check-out time was nominally 11am, but with no other guests arriving that day Jaroslav had told us we could leave whenever we were ready. This was fortunate, because at 11am I was still sound asleep and didn’t stir from my pit until noon when I was […]

July 4th, 2010

Bohemian Like You (pt. 3)

Considering the sheer quantity of beer we’d drunk the day before, not to mention the triple-porker-whammy of pig for lunch, dinner and second dinner, we were all remarkably sprightly the next morning, untouched by hangover or gastric distress. To kick off a day of sightseeing, we took the metro over to Malostranská near the castle […]

July 3rd, 2010

Bohemian Like You (pt. 2)

We left our gear in the flat and wandered up Wenceslas Square towards the old town, waving away the flyers for ‘Great Irish Pub!’ and ‘Topless Girls!’ offered to us along the way. The Old Square — the heart of the old town — was just a few streets away to the north, but rather […]

June 26th, 2010

Bohemian Like You

Josh, Jeff and I convened last weekend in Prague for a heady mix of booze, football and neo-classical architecture. The original plan had been for Paul, Jez and Ben to round out the group, but familial obligations — and new family members — contrived to keep them elsewhere, so it was down to the old […]