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Pribram Hornicke Muzeum
Czech Republic
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Pribram Hornicke Muzeum
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Pribram Hornicke Muzeum
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Pribram Hornicke Muzeum
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Pribram Podzemi
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Pribram Podzemi
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Pribram Hornicke Muzeum
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Pribram Hornicke Muzeum
Tomáš Klíma
Dug up T. G. Masaryk square in Pribram
Petr Prager
Zus Pribram
Tomáš Klíma
Sledging on the Svatá Hora
Tomáš Klíma
Saturday afternoon on the K Farma
Ruediger Kottmann
Grazing horses at Wank Inn
Unkle Kennykoala
Shinjuku - Skyscrapers and Phone Booths / 新宿 高層ビルと電話ボックス
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Mines of Schilpario 2
Ibrahim Tunca
Windmills, Consuegra
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Écomusée de la vigne et du vin de Gradignan - France
Sergey Kalinin
Church Tr.Pechorsk
Markin Aleksandr
Ob river of Novosibirsk (Russia) from heli
Rui Fonseca
Beach
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Iceland crater lakes (Viti and Oskjuvatn near Askja in Vatnajökull national park)
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Dumlupinar War Grave
Barthelet Jean charles
LAPRADE
Gabor Bodis
Staircase
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Fontana di Trevi
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Pre de Padon
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El Osaria, Chichen Itza
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Bridge
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View from Temple V
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Edzna - The Top of Temple
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El Tajin Ruins
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Overview of San Pedro La Laguna
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Bigger Than Us - Skogafoss
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Painter's Room Alberobello
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Behind Cuadrangulo de las Monjas and Casa del Adivino
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Pantheon Clown
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.