Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Blog From Prague #4

This past weekend was fucking insane...
I rode the bus, by myself, to Brno for the JAK-Z show. When I got there, I called Manack, the DJ who booked the show, and he gave me directions to the club. He met me outside with his friend and led me to the club.

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He was sooooo nice! He got me a beer and we sat and talked about music (duh) and he thought I was "all talk" and didn't think I was going to show up. Hahahaha. He introduced me to all his friends and every one was so nice! I was so glad to have found some people who knew what was up, and Manack definitely was one of them. I really cannot explain how happy I was the whole time I was there, and I was so amazed that I got along so well with complete strangers!

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People loved the fact that I was American, it was so funny! I didn't think Americans would be so welcome, I even have started speaking more Spanish in Prague so I won't be hated on, but in Brno everyone I met was so interested in America. They asked me why I was all the way in the Czech Republic and we just had fun and great conversations.

People were telling me why they liked America, Manack and Mark were asking if I had seen Dallas, because they said that was all they knew of Texas because that was one of the shows that was released there after the fall of communism.

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This guy told me he loved America because his idol, Michael Bolton was from there :X he also liked Toto and Chicago

But ya, I got some rad videos that I wish I could post, but it takes forever to uploaddd.

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The downside to this trip was that Jak-Z didn't end up showing up because of some car trouble. First of all, I had to leave at 3AM to make my bus back to Prague because we were going to the countryside for the weekend and when I told Manack this, he told me Jak-Z was supposed to go on at that time :[ But I guess it's good he didn't show so I wouldn't feel bad leaving during his set....

That show was still fucking badass, all the DJs were awesome, I met some rad people, and Manack was super nice and treated me really well and made sure I was having fun all the time :]

So my class went to the countryside this weekend and we did a lot of hiking....I was wearing sandals, unaware of the hiking up steep hills but it was totally worth it to have a view like this:
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Yup! The top of an old castle...Super fucking hiighhhhh up :P

The town we were in was a little cute but creepy at night. Everyone was a fucking drunk the whole trip (except for Kelly, but she's crazy as it is). Rachel n I downed two bottles of wine while we were riding in the back of the bus to each location. It was a fucking crazy trip hahaha...

On Sunday, I was invited on this boat dinner with Sarah's grannie...it was a nice way to end a crazy weekenddd

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Anyhoo I have to update the blog for class and get some sleep because I have a long day of shooting tomorrow....gahhhh
Today we went to Terezim, this concentration camp. It was a whole town...and super depressing.

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3 comments:

sanlangeles said...

siiiick!!!

KRISTINE said...

hey caitlin, we never really talked too much but shiiit prague sounds so crazy

Christopher Love said...

you're gonna come back so europe freshhh