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Czech Republic
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Copyright: Martin hrdlička
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Aktualisiert: 12/02/2012
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Jakub Laštovička
Fort Josefov
Pavel Mikoska - www.PavelMikoska.cz
Pevnost Josefov - Jaromer
Pavel Mikoska - www.PavelMikoska.cz
Pevnost Josefov - Jaromer
Pavel Mikoška - www.PavelMikoska.cz
Pevnost Josefov - Jaromer
Pavel Mikoška - www.PavelMikoska.cz
Pevnost Josefov - Jaromer
Tomas Kysela
Kuks - Cemetery
Tomas Kysela
Kuks - Hospital Orchard
Libor Fettr
Kuks - Warrior Statue
Tomas Kysela
Kuks - Hospital Park
Tomas Kysela
Kuks - Hospital Courtyard
Libor Fettr
Kuks - Holy Trinity Church
Martin Hrdlička
Kuks
Igor Marx
Diving Gondola in Sellin
Henk Keijzer
View from the 41st floor of the Circolo Italiano, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Daniel Oi
Grand Arche
Martin Berta
Calvary Presov Winter Summer
Emile Duijker
woodstock in Bloemendaal
Campo De Girasoles 9117 9126
Denis Emelin
Moraine near Aral-Tobe's pass and Kora's river, Dzungaria, Kazakhstan
Sandor Veress
Museum of Dolls, Holloko
Stefan Bock
Paul-Löbe-Haus / Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus
Thomas Bredenfeld
Rigi Summit in Winter
Andrea Biffi
Tempesta di Chiaroscuri
Andrea Biffi
Baia di Sestri Levante vista da S.Anna (GE) ITALY
Martin Hrdlička
Hradek u Nechanic castle.
Martin Hrdlička
Lázně Bohdaneč
Martin Hrdlička
Telc - Unesco Heritage.
Martin Hrdlička
Zámek Nové Hrady
Martin Hrdlička
Poděbrady
Martin Hrdlička
Chrudim - fountain
Martin Hrdlička
Přelouč
Martin Hrdlička
Kolín
Martin Hrdlička
Zámek Choltice
Martin Hrdlička
Cesky Sternberg castle.
Martin Hrdlička
Rokle řeky Chrudimky.
Martin Hrdlička
Praha - ZOO
More About Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is a cool little landlocked country south of Germany and Poland, with a national addiction to pork and beer. Potatos, cabbage, and dumplings are close behind them, and they also have this great bar food called "utopenec." It means "a drowned man," it's pickled sausage with onions, perfect with some dark wheat bread and beer. The Czech bread is legendary, like a meal all by itself.Czechoslovakia first became a sovereign state in 1918 when it declared independence from the Austro-Hungarian Empire. The state of Czechoslovakia lasted until the "Velvet Divorce" of 1993, which created Slovakia and the Czech Republic.It was occupied by Germany in WWII but escaped major damage, unlike most other European cities. The nation's capital, Prague, retains some of Europe's most beautiful Baroque architecture as well as one of the largest medieval castle complexes still standing. The President of the Czech Republic has his offices in the Prague Castle even today.There was a coup d'etat in 1948 and Czechoslovakia fell under Soviet rule. For fifty years Czechoslovakia was a Socialist state under the USSR, subject to censorship, forced atheism and even the arrest of jazz musicians!In 1989, communist police violently squashed a pro-democracy demonstration and pissed everybody off so bad that a revolution erupted over it, finally ending the Communist rule.The next twenty years saw rapid economic growth and westernization. Today in Prague you can eat at McDonald's or KFC, shop for snowboarding boots and go see a punk rock show.The Czech Republic took over the presidency of the European Union in January 2009. This instantly created lots of political drama because the President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, is a renowned Euroskeptic.We anxiously await the outcome of "President Klaus vs. the Lisbon Treaty", a world heavywieght fight sceduled for spring 2009.Text by Steve Smith.