0 Likes

Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Czech Republic
Copyright: Jeffrey martin
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6800x3400
送信日: 04/09/2008
更新日: 02/06/2014
見られた回数:

...


Tags: life
comments powered by Disqus

Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Jeffrey Martin
Manu Chao at the Rock for People Festival, July 2006
Michal Kowalski
Český Brod - Railway station
Michal Szajter
Wine cellar Úvaly
Jeffrey Martin
Luxurious Family House in Prisimasy
Mauricio Rubio - Videopontocom
Mirante Dona Marta - Rio de Janeiro - Brasil - 28/05/2012
Bill Edwards
The REI Pinnacle, Seattle, WA
Leszek Cuper
Warszawski balon widokowy
Andy Bryant
Oberrothorn Zurich Switzerland
John Roberts
High View Nature Trail, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
John Roberts
Arch Rock, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
Jaime Brotóns
City of Sciences, Valencia
Omar Junior
Alagamento na Rua Joaquim Nabuco
David Rowley
Senja - Norway
David Rowley
Midnight at Andenes
Roberto Scavino
Fishing boats on Laigueglia beach
Calvin K McDonald
Corona Arch (west), Moab, Utah, USA
Jeffrey Martin
Eduard Capek Bazar
Jeffrey Martin
Jablonne nad Orlici - Namesti (Town Square) - 2
Jeffrey Martin
Front Door - Cottage in Orlicky
Jeffrey Martin
Namesti Interbrigady - 1
Jeffrey Martin
Michal Cimala's Exhibition by the River
Jeffrey Martin
Zamek Velke Losiny A
Jeffrey Martin
Bedroom 5 - Hacienda la Magdalena Hotel and Spa 8
Jeffrey Martin
Lunch on the lake in Teuchitlan 2
Jeffrey Martin
Kacov Pivovar (brewery) - 7
Jeffrey Martin
Restaurant Bolero
Jeffrey Martin
Chicago Water Taxi "Boat View" 26
Jeffrey Martin
The Vietnamese Market in Malesice
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.