Stolpersteine

14 year old girl I thought was murdered by Nazi's after being seperated from her parents. I really hate Nazis

Introduction I never intended to write this article, until I experienced some major writer’s block on the final Olomouc article. I knew of the Stolpersteine or Stumbling Stones, but had never seen any until our visit to Olomouc. The Writer’s block was caused by some photos of Stolpersteine, three of them in particular, EVA MAYEROVA,… Continue reading Stolpersteine

Beautiful Flora Olomouc

Flora Olomouc, a huge annual flower show

I wish we had planned a little better and attended, but we still had a great day. When we walked by, it was crazy busy. Introduction The Olomouc Flower Show, known as “Flora Olomouc,” is a significant horticultural exhibition that showcases the captivating beauty of nature in the historical city of Olomouc, located in the… Continue reading Beautiful Flora Olomouc

Stork Stalking in Hranice Thursday 20 April

Hranice Stork

Stork Stalking Ok, I need to fill in a little backstory here. I have a Czech friend from Hranice, who’s ears I have tortured for a few years now in my feeble attempt to learn the Czech language. She told me stories of the town where she grew up, Hranice. One of the stories she… Continue reading Stork Stalking in Hranice Thursday 20 April

On to Beautiful Olomouc Tuesday 18 April

Beautiful Olomouc

Dirty Windows The conditions of the windows on an České dráhy train are a crap shoot, more so when it has been raining recently. I think I need to invest in a pack or three of “Windex Wipes”. I have to think that if we were on the other side of the train, I would… Continue reading On to Beautiful Olomouc Tuesday 18 April

Prague Monday, 17 April, Finding Franz Kafka

Last full day in Prague This is our last full day in Prague, we move on tomorrow way out east to Olomouc and Hranice, and then to Ceske Budejovice, before returning home. We decided to focus on places we have not been before. In five trips to Prague, we have yet to see the big… Continue reading Prague Monday, 17 April, Finding Franz Kafka

Orthodox Easter Sunday, Zvon #9801, 16 April

Národní divadlo

The Plan The primary plan of the day was going to see Zvon #9801, on its barge on the west bank of the Vltava river Orthodox Easter in Prague, The plan was to start with a wonderful breakfast at the Savoy Café, always a joy. Order the “Savoy” Breakfast, you’ll thank me later. Then we’d… Continue reading Orthodox Easter Sunday, Zvon #9801, 16 April

Vyšehrad – Rich in Heritage

History Vyšehrad is a castle located in the city of Prague, in the Czech Republic. It is situated on a hill overlooking the Vltava River, and is one of the most important cultural and historical landmarks in the country. The castle dates back to the 10th century, and has played a significant role in the… Continue reading Vyšehrad – Rich in Heritage

Pardubice Castle

Pardubice Castle Intro Pardubice Castle is a historic castle located in the city of Pardubice in the Czech Republic. The castle dates back to the late 13th century and has undergone several renovations and expansions over the centuries. It is considered as one of the most important historical buildings in Pardubice and the surrounding region.… Continue reading Pardubice Castle

Pardubice

This article is only focused on the town itself, the castle and East Bohemia Museum are in another article posted here. Pardubice History Pardubice is a city located in the Czech Republic, in the east of the country, and is the capital of the Pardubice Region or East Bohemia. The city is located at the… Continue reading Pardubice

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