0 Likes

The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 2
Czech Republic
If you have small kids, or you're grownup but are still fascinated with steam engines, the train museum in Lužná u Rakovníka is a great place. It's full of real, working steam engines, some of which you can ride, others you can climb inside (or under). There is something amazing about these relics of the mechanical age. I thoroughly enjoyed myself here. I also had a decent pork chop sandwich for lunch at the kiosk.
Copyright: Jeffrey Martin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 7040x3520
Uploaded: 22/12/2011
Updated: 05/06/2014
Views:

...


Tags: train; railroad; steam engine; autumn; exterior; handheld panorama
comments powered by Disqus

Jeffrey Martin
The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 6
Jeffrey Martin
The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 5
Jeffrey Martin
The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 3
Jeffrey Martin
The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 1
Jeffrey Martin
The Train and Railway Museum in Luzna u Rakovnika - 4
Michal Kowalski
Mackova hora
John Walker
View in the Fields nearby Rynholec, Czech Republic
John Walker
A Road Between Fields Nearby Lány, Czech Republic
John Walker
Traffic Roundabout in Lány, Czech Republic
Michal Kowalski
Zajícův dub
Michal Kowalski
Zajícův dub 2
Michal Kowalski
Lány - View
Pierre-André Bergeron
Rocket Park - Saturn V rocket - Stage 3 (S-IVB)
Christophe Bouthé
Bourg-en-Bresse Vieux quartier
Marin Giurgiu
Fog (Bodi Lake, Baia Sprie, Romania)
Pedro Menezes
Madeira Island - Funchal Wide View
sun-debin
5
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Golden Trumpet Tree Blossoms
Masao Nagata
Nagasaki
Giuliano Bernardi
Commezzadura Chiesa Di Sant Agata 1
josu barandiaran
Sandstone in Labetxu
Malinnikov Ruslan
Fairy Spring at Red Canyon at Mui Ne
Ozerov Andrey
Turn onto the road
Pierre-André Bergeron
Rocket Park - Saturn V rocket - Top of third stage
Jeffrey Martin
Elf Hostel
Jeffrey Martin
Aerial Helicopter Panorama over Kawasaki, Tokyo 25000x12500
Jeffrey Martin
Prague, Winter 2010 - 12
Jeffrey Martin
Group 29 G0087300 G0087308 7 Images Final
Jeffrey Martin
San Francisco Fire Engine tour 4
Jeffrey Martin
The Marionette Shop next to Charles Bridge
Jeffrey Martin
Outside the Chapel of Mary Magdalene
Jeffrey Martin
Oakland Sunset 2
Jeffrey Martin
The Bridge on Horni Street
Jeffrey Martin
Hostel Ryba
Jeffrey Martin
Regensburg, Germany 3
Jeffrey Martin
Dormitory of the 20th century
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.