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Centrum obce Metylovice s kostelem Všech svatých, obecním úřadem a restaurací Pod lípami.

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A: Kostel Všech svatých v Metylovicích

Par Robert Mročka, à 40 mètres

Kostel Všech svatých v centru obce Metylovice. Stavba kostela započala roku 1577 a vysvěcen byl až ro...

Kostel Všech svatých v Metylovicích

B: Májová kůzlata

Par Robert Mročka, à 440 mètres

Kůzlata naší kozy, která se narodila na prvního máje :)

Májová kůzlata

C: Jaro v Metylovicích

Par Robert Mročka, à 480 mètres

Jaro v Metylovicích.

Jaro v Metylovicích

D: Metylovice - our house in winter

Par Robert Mročka, à 500 mètres

Metylovice - our house in winter

Metylovice - our house in winter

E: Our house with our jumping boxer Redo

Par Robert Mročka, à 510 mètres

Our house with our jumping boxer Redo in Metylovice ;-)

Our house with our jumping boxer Redo

F: RC OFF-ROAD Dráha Metylovice

Par Robert Mročka, à 700 mètres

RC OFF-ROAD dráha Metylovice.

RC OFF-ROAD Dráha Metylovice

G: Metylovice

Par Robert Mročka, à 720 mètres

Obec Metylovice - svítání nad Lysou horou.


H: Metylovická hůrka - Čupek - výhled

Par Robert Mročka, à 720 mètres

Metylovická hůrka - Čupek - výhled na Lysou horu, Frýdlant n.O., Smrk a Ondřejník.

Metylovická hůrka - Čupek - výhled

I: Metylovicka hurka - Cupek

Par Petr Kolčář, à 820 mètres

Metylovicka hurka - Cupek - 523 m.

Metylovicka hurka - Cupek

J: Metylovická hůrka - Čupek - vrchol

Par Robert Mročka, à 870 mètres

Metylovická hůrka - Čupek 532 m.n.m. Vrchol Čupku se zchátralým rekreačním střediskem.

Metylovická hůrka - Čupek - vrchol

Ce panorama é été pris à Czech Republic

Ceci est un aperçu de 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.

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