Friday, July 31, 2009


This moving business seems to have dragged on far too long.

Mrs Velkyal and I decided just after we got engaged in 2007 that we would leave Prague in the summer of 2009, but at that point we had several options of where we go:
  • France
  • Germany
  • United Kingdom
  • USA
To begin with France was our preferred option, and although the UK was on the list we weren't really sure we could afford to move there, and as you all know eventually we plumped for the US.

While it is true that we have now been in the States for a month, we have been staying with the in-laws whilst getting everything sorted out for the final leg of the move to Charlottesville, Virginia - a choice make on the fact that Mrs V got job there (seriously, anyone in Cville reading this who knows of a job in a local brewery, email me! The address is just up there in the "Send me Samples" box).

So with a 6 hour drive ahead of us, followed by setting up our apartment (which is 4 times the size of our old one in Prague!), today promises to be tiring, and I think I know what beer I will be having when it is all done. A nice chilled Budvar.


  1. Best of luck with the final settling in :)

  2. Local Breweries: Star Hill; Blue Mountain ; Devil's Backbone; South Street( (all in or very close to Ch-ville) If you want to drive a little further; you can add 5-6 more to the list. You are coming to a great beer area. Richmond has a great beer scene as well. Good luck!


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