Sixth in our series of beautiful, but normal for Prague, houses throughout Prague. This time focusing on some of the ornate decorations on houses in eastern Vinohrady.
A summer day’s walk into and around Prague’s staré náměstí. Just before the foreign tourists were to be let back in.
Like in many big cities, Prague requires parking permits to park on certain blocks of city streets. Our street is no exception. Most people obey the rules, but when you don’t, this happens. We don’t own a car. We are happy about that. Spread the love
Fifth in our series of beautiful, but normal for Prague, houses throughout Prague.
A year ago the Czech government announced they would be enacting restrictions to control the Covid pandemic. Their swift and decisive actions led to one of the lowest rates of infections and deaths in Europe. We had a very good summer until the government failed to act as swiftly and …
Finally, a decent snowfall in Prague. Took this simple view of the sky with millions of snowflakes.
Another view from my office. Worked late enough to catch a brief snow squall. Had one flash of lightning with a thunder clap.
Fourth in our series of beautiful, but normal for Prague, houses throughout Prague.
Andrej Babiš is the Czech Prime Minister and leader of the right-wing ANO party. Last March he was hailed for taking swift decisive action to control the Covid-19 pandemic. He ordered a near total shutdown, required wearing of face masks, stopped tourism both to and from the country, and enforced …
As developers built Prague in the 19th and 20th centuries, they often built a whole block at one time, either across two or all four sides of a city block. All of the building had loads of character and charm, but the most elaborate flourishes were built into corner buildings. Here are two corner buildings in Bubenec, north of the Prague Castle.