Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Puck you Prague train ticket inspector_

Evidently train ticket inspectors are the same the world over (aside from Japan perhaps) - on power trips. Tonight in Prague for the first night and walked a friend to her train - I didn't even travel (!!) - and tried to leave the station only to be stopped by two dudes who claimed to be ticket inspectors and when I didn't have mine, tried to charge me an on the spot fine for 700Kc!! When they took my ID and called the Police (it sounded legit) I stopped arguing and (after calculating it to be about A$30) paid their dumb fine, got my ID back and stormed off, giving them a mouthful of Australia's finest in the process. At least I got a souvenir:


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