Wine Festival at the Royal Gardens of the Prague Castle
Prachov Rocks in the Český ráj (‘Czech Paradise’) region
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.
We do a lot of climbing hills to overlook the villages below. A lot.
“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.
Anna being a lost puppy in front of the former Lichtenstein royal family’s chateau in Moravia.
Bohemian Horizons. Climbing ancient castle ruins on top of an extinct volcano 10 miles south of the German border.
Friendship offerings. Waiting for the wine cellar in Moravia to open for the evening.
Stunning light and surreal landscapes in the Prachov Rocks
Contemplative in Moravia
The historic Old Jewish Cemetery
Free Sangria Tuesday’s at a great neighborhood expat bar
Brushing up on my language skills
Weekend hikes up mountains
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!