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Adersbach Felsenstadt

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wikipedia:http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer_Felsenstadt

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A: Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer Felsenstadt

by Marian Wozny, less than 10 meters away

wikipedia:Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer Felsenstadt

Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer Felsenstadt

B: Sandsteinfelsen Adršpach Tschechien

by Marian Wozny, less than 10 meters away

wikipedia:http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer_Felsenstadt

Sandsteinfelsen  Adršpach  Tschechien

C: Skalne Miasto Felsenstadt

by Marian Wozny, less than 10 meters away

wikipedia:http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adersbach-Weckelsdorfer_Felsenstadt

Skalne Miasto Felsenstadt

D: Adršpach-Teplice Rocks

by Emile Duijker, 150 meters away

The rocks in the Czech Republic between the towns Adrspach and Teplice nad Metuji are famous of it's ...

Adršpach-Teplice Rocks

E: Adrspach Rock Town

by Petr Gerhardt, 310 meters away

Adršpach rock town is the smaller part of area Teplicko-adršpašské skály (Teplice-Adršpach rock area)...

Adrspach Rock Town

F: Adršpach Rock Town #4

by Adam Czapla, 460 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #4

G: Adršpach Rock Town #5

by Adam Czapla, 470 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #5

H: The Rock Town Loop

by Jakub Laštovička, 490 meters away

The first formation to be seen on your left is the Indian not far from the Skalni Mesto Hotel. From t...

The Rock Town Loop

I: Adršpach Rock Town #2

by Adam Czapla, 820 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #2

J: Adršpach Rock Town #1

by Adam Czapla, 820 meters away

Adršpach Rock Town #1

This panorama was taken in Czech Republic

This is an overview of 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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