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Hluboká nad Vlt.
Czech Republic
Copyright: Petr Prager
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Chargée: 06/10/2011
Mis à jour: 03/02/2012
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Atila Bezdan
Hluboká Castle, Hluboká nad Vltavou
Jeffrey Martin
Hrad Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle Garden 1
Takács István
Panorama
Jeffrey Martin
Zamek Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle Garden 2
Radim Brancovsky
Hluboka nad Vltavou
Jakub Laštovička
The chateau of Hluboká in night
Atila Bezdan
Hluboká Castle, Hluboká nad Vltavou
Atila Bezdan
Hluboká Castle, Hluboká nad Vltavou
Jeffrey Martin
Zamek Hluboka nad Vltavou Castle Front Gate
Jeffrey Martin
Hluboka Nad Vltavou Castle Tower 2
Jeffrey Martin
Courtyard 2 - Farmhouse - Statek u Stastku, Vodnanske Svobodne Hory
Jeffrey Martin
Hluboka Nad Vltavou Castle Tower 1
Martin Vejrosta
Dolni Kounice - Rosa coeli
Dave Hughes
Meols Boat Cube Equi Equi
Akiyoshi Odagawa
St Germain des pres Church
Yannis Guillon
Place d'armes - Vieux port
Neil Parris
Delicate Arch at Sunset, Arches National Park
Toni Garbasso
Piazza dei Miracoli
Yannis Guillon
Foule Illuminée du Raymond Mason
Andrew Usatyuk
The Spaso-Preobragenskiy Cathedral in Chernigov
Jakub Hruska
Corso in Pallanza during Easter
John Pollock
Bourton-on-the-Water
Serge Maandag
The marina of Horta, Faial
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Wat Phra Si Sanphet, Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Rodný dům Antala Staška, Stanový
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Praha Obecni Dum Plzenska Restaurace
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Zadverice
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Jicin Obecni Urad
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Sapho Koupelny
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Hotel Hradok Spolocenska Sala
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Nova Bystrice Namesti
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Nova Bystrice Penzion Mnich
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Praha, Novotného lávka
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Trhový Štěpánov
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Zus Masarykova Praha
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Ptačí Kameny Jizerské Hory
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.