Wooden Bridge across the Vltava River in Vyssi Brod
Czech Republic

We went on a nice morning trip from Lipno to nearby Vyssi Brod, which has a great old monastery. A lot of canoe and rafting trips start here in Vyssi Brod, and end in Cesky Krumlov. It's probably one of the most fun things you could do in the summer time, and I hope to do this myself sometime soon.

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