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Zámek Mělník
Czech Republic
Nádvoří mělnického zámku
Copyright: Martin Hrdlička
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Cibula Vincent
Mělník,nad soutokem / at The Confluence.
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Melnik Vineyard
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Old School / Monastery in Melnik
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Melnik Tower on a cloudy day - 2
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Tower in Melnik - 1
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Inside the Tower in Melnik
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Mělník, kostel /Curch.
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Mělník, na vyhlídce / On The View.
Petr Prager
Melnik U Straku
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Mělník, ulica ke kostelu / Street of The Church.
Petr Prager
Melnik Palackeho Ulice
Petr Prager
Mělník, zámek
Juan Jose Perez
Pozo de la Iniciación
kiyoharu takamura
Mt.fuji 3255m
www.360tourist.net
Shallow coastal reef diving in Manado
Rommel Bundalian
360° View of Amphitheater Terraces of Batad - Banaue, Ifugao
Marcio Cabral
Alto Paraíso at Magic Hour
Joseph Svejnoha
The bird's view
Henk-Jan de Jong
Orval abbey
Glen Claydon
Niseko Hirafu - Fujiwara
Arroz Marisco
Panorama of Valle del frances - the Jewl in the Crown
Stephan Messner
Castle Rottwerndorf
Valentin Arfire
Peter's Bicycle Workshop
Thomas Schwarz
Rhonegletscher
Martin Hrdlička
Zámek Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou
Martin Hrdlička
Hradec Kralove
Martin Hrdlička
Dobruska - main square
Martin Hrdlička
Rokle řeky Chrudimky.
Martin Hrdlička
Jaroměř
Martin Hrdlička
Zámek Moravská Třebová
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Brno - Spilberk the stronghold.
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Přelouč
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Zdar nad Sazavou - Unesco heritage
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Letovice
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Hrad Lipnice
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Telc - Unesco Heritage.
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.