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Olomouc
Czech Republic
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Robert Mročka
Radniční věž v Olomouci
Jakub Hruska
Townhall at Horní náměstí in Olomouc
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Christmas market - Vánoční trhy - Olomouc
Jakub Hruska
Musica Religiosa contest in St. Moritz Church
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Kostel sv. Mořice v Olomouci
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Seberevolta Olomouc
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gastroland-olomouc-bar-view-restaurant
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Gastroland Olomouc view restaurant
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Hadokening 360°
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Gheto Balcony Olomouc
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Pevnost poznání (za pevností)
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Pevnost poznání Olomouc - přízemí
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At the Maïdo
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Sunset over an eruption
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Festival Diepholz
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Tolstoy Square in Piatigorsk
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Acik Saray - open palace
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Villa Sbertoli 2 - abandoned (2010)
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Aeolian Harp in Pyatigorsk (night)
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Jinek Bay
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Casa de Guardiola, Logia
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Mirador del Rio - Roof Terrace
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Porches, Wat Arunratchatharam, Bangkok
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The Neo Nazis Return (Peacefully)
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Prague Zoo
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Prague, Winter 2010 - 6
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Garden 2 - Zamek Kratochvile
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A Sunday Walk in the Park with the Family 18
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The Bean in Winter - 3
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Img 1420 Panorama
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Panovideo Cameras First Gen Test Pano
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House of Outlaws - 3
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Obecni Dum
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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.