0 Likes

Sand quarry near Suchdol nad Luznici - AERIAL view
Czech Republic
Pískovna nedaleko Suchdolu nad Lužnicí - letecký pohled
Copyright: Martin hrdlička
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9256x4628
Hochgeladen: 28/10/2012
Aktualisiert: 06/11/2012
Angesehen:

...


Tags: aerial
comments powered by Disqus

Petr Prager
Jílovice
Radim Brancovsky
Schwarzenberská hrobka
Pavel Flora
Trebon Schwarzenberg Tomb
Pavel Flora
Trebon Castle
Pavel Flora
Trebon Castle Garden
Pavel Flora
Trebon Castle Courtyard
Petr Prager
Gc Herrensee Terasa
Wolfgang Nigischer
Geyer stones
Petr Prager
Haugschlag Golfresort
Petr Prager
Haugschlag Driving Range
Wolfgang Nigischer
A-CZ Green borderline
Wolfgang Nigischer
German - Russian - Czech landmark
Manuel Giné
VOLTES DEL CIRC
Ramin Dehdashti
Atashgah, the Zoroastrian Fire Temple
Ioannis Koukourakis
Old Port Walk
aerial panorama abbey marienmünster,germay
Jann Lipka
European election - climate installation of the Green Party
Milos Pec
Burroughs Mountain, WA, USA
Thomas Bredenfeld
Suworow Monument and Devil's Bridge on the Gotthard route in Switzerland
Alexander Saranchuk
Crossroad bl. Shevchenko - Pushkinskaya st. - Premier Palace Hotel - Kiev - Ukraine
Carel Struycken
Pasadena Cityhall Courtyard
Jakub Hruska
Aboard Norröna
Igor Marx
Strawberry Panorama
Tibor Illes
Onion House Cultural centre (Hagymaház) - Theatre auditorium - planning Imre Makovecz
Martin Hrdlička
Kuks
Martin Hrdlička
Zamek leby
Martin Hrdlička
Slatinany castle - park
Martin Hrdlička
Kolín
Martin Hrdlička
Gallery and Muzeum in Chrudim, Eastern Bohemia
Martin Hrdlička
Sec lake
Martin Hrdlička
Spindleruv Mlyn
Martin Hrdlička
Litomysl - Unesco heritage
Martin Hrdlička
Dobruska - main square
Martin Hrdlička
Vrchlabi castle
Martin Hrdlička
Hostinne
Martin Hrdlička
Hrad Kunětická hora
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.