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Jan202018

Prague Old Town Square Christmas Market

Prague appears fond of lighted trees in city squares during Christmas and New Year’s season. A festive Christmas Market in the historic Old Town city square features the twin towers of Gothic Church of Our Lady before Týn as a backdrop.  Prague Orloj on the Old Town Hall tower was constructed in 1410 and remains…

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Nov182017

Winter travel in Europe packing light

Winter in Europe was appealing travel for me when I flew San Francisco to Copenhagen, then visited Malmo, Sweden; Prague, Czech Republic; Wroclaw and Krakow, Poland; Stockholm, Sweden in January 2017. Sure, the weather can be bitterly cold, but some days can also be brilliantly clear skies for wonderful photo opportunities. The crowds might be…

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Nov012017

Prague Walk Vitkov Hill, Zizkov and Karlin

Vitkov Hill, Prague is the site of the Czech National Monument and a statue of Jan Žižka seated on the third largest equestrian statue in the world. Vitkov Hill separates Zizkov District Prague from Karlin District, a former industrial area of Prague that has transformed to an urban business area with a developing reputation as…

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