Driving south from Prague on his custom-built motorbike our writer rhapsodises about the Bohemian scenery by day, then gets stuck into its famous beer each evening
Two days’ ride will take you from the ferry terminal at the Hook of Holland to the Czech Republic via Amsterdam and Hanover. Here the trip really begins. Day one is Prague, a capital that’s among the best for stop-and-stare architecture. Standing on the 14th-century Charles Bridge, spanning the Czech “mother river”, the Vltava, looking up at the city’s castle, is a truly memorable experience.