again held interesting, unique experiences we never would have dreamed of in this cemetery, some 18 km north of the Rozemberk nad Vltavou cemetery (posted earlier). Perhaps this gate, doors locked, ensconced in timeless skies is a fitting introduction to what we found.
Lynn's sixth sense led her to go around this segment, past some rose-colored pillared walls where she found the Jewish cemetery. We entered through the main gate, thinking we could find it from the inside. Below, the rooftop of the Prayer House can be seen. We thought we could somehow get to it closer.
At first we were not sure we had found it. Lynn waved at us, but we didn't see her. We continued on down the slippery road, first on foot, but then by car...thinking that perhaps another smaller walled cemetery lay in the woods behind. We excitedly found some small walls, only to discover they were building foundations in the woods.
Somewhat shocked by this, not only by the inaccessability, but complete integration and surround of the Christian cemetery we sat and pondered the site. It was unbelievable!
And, it's not that no one knew about it. Lynn had asked a woman where the Židovský hřbitov was located and she pointed to the Prayer House...
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