Central European Time

Central European Time (CET) is a time zone that is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

Virginia Beowulf

This article examines the influence of the epic poem Beowulf on Virginia’s culture and literature.

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

Tappahannock Loop

Tappahannock Sunset

A roughly 80 mile (ca. 129 km) loop starting in Tappahannock up to Port Royal, crossing the Rappahannock river, and down through Leedstown to 360 and back to Tappahannock finishing at the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge for a beautiful sunset. I had not intended to do any video this trip, but as I… Continue reading Tappahannock Loop

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