So after all this time, I am finally commencing my first week of university here in Prague. Though I use the word ‘commencing’ lightly; perhaps “falling down a cliff face and hitting every major rock on the way down” would be a more accurate description for the beginning of the semester. I seem to be facing nothing but challenges from this university. Class registration for my faculty opened on Monday, and with it came the discovery that I couldn’t get into some of the classes I wanted.
But I won’t bore you with my woes – I am trying to keep myself upbeat about it by reminding myself that a majority of other exchange students are experiencing similar issues. Let’s hope things get better after these first few weeks!
I took these photos on Tuesday, as I ventured out for a day of solo exploration inspired by a walk outlined in my Lonely Planet guide. I started my walk at the Summer Palace, which is located in the Royal Gardens behind the Prague Castle.
Next I trooped along to the Letná Gardens, where I was treated to yet more views of the city. You can’t really tell from the above photo, but it is Charles Bridge, which as usual is swarming with tourists.
My mission to capture of photo of a squirrel is evidently still not going well. They won’t stay still! My friend also informed me that Prague is full of hedgehogs, so they are my newest obsession. I saw my first one the other day. Dead. In the gutter. So lets hope I see a live one soon!