Picture Show

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Wine Festival at the Royal Gardens of the Prague Castle

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Prachov Rocks in the Český ráj (‘Czech Paradise’) region

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Touring the ancient silver mines of Kutná Hora, a town of 10,000 once rivaling Prague as the most important Czech city due to the amount of mining. An estimated 1/3 (!) of all silver in circulation in medieval Europe came from the dark, narrow passages below this town.

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We do a lot of climbing hills to overlook the villages below. A lot.

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“When – If not now? Who – If not us?” A popular catch-phrase of the Velvet Revolution – a peaceful protest against communism in Czechoslovakia in the late 80’s. This plague is on the corner where the first protest was held.

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Anna being a lost puppy in front of the former Lichtenstein royal family’s chateau in Moravia.

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Bohemian Horizons. Climbing ancient castle ruins on top of an extinct volcano 10 miles south of the German border.

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Prague Castle

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Friendship offerings. Waiting for the wine cellar in Moravia to open for the evening.

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Stunning light and surreal landscapes in the Prachov Rocks

Contemplative in Moravia

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The historic Old Jewish Cemetery

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Free Sangria Tuesday’s at a great neighborhood expat bar

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Brushing up on my language skills

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Giant Croissant

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Weekend hikes up mountains

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Example one

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In and Among Prachov Rocks

***DISCLAIMER****: I stole all these photos from other people in my program, I did not take any of these myself. Don’t sue me please.

After a lengthy blog writing session and an accidental exiting out of the window and subsequent deletion of my unsaved writing, this is the best I could muster. Enjoy!

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