A degree of planning was needed to maximise the potential of Sunday in Karlovy Vary.
Take advantage of the bright early morning sunshine and wander down through the town with camera in hand.
Because at this time of day, there are so few people about
With no-one jostling to take photos, all kinds of previously unnoticed details are revealed, such as this dear little figure on the top of the spa colonnade.
The band sounds great as they play "old favourites from Bohemia and Moravia"
There's no waiting for the funicular railway or to the lift at the top, from where there's a wonderfully clear view of Bohemia today.
But better make the most of it now, for around noon, this happens.