1 Like

Orlík Dam, Hydroelectric power plant, Vltava River
Czech Republic
Copyright: Atila Bezdan
Typ: Spherical
Upplösning: 8524x4262
Uppladdad: 18/04/2011
Uppdaterad: 21/04/2011
Visningar:

...


Tags:
comments powered by Disqus

Atila Bezdan
Orlík Dam, Hydroelectric power plant, Vltava River
Atila Bezdan
Orlík Dam, Hydroelectric power plant, Vltava River
Atila Bezdan
Orlík Dam, Vltava River
Tomáš Klíma
Orlik Dam, Vltava River
Atila Bezdan
Orlik dam - Orlická přehrada, Vltava river
Atila Bezdan
Orlik dam - Orlická přehrada, Vltava river, ship lift
Tomáš Klíma
Svatba Ája & Viki - Hotel Solenice
Jakub Laštovička
Kamýk nad Vltavou (Vrškamýk, Hunec) - castle ruins
Jakub Laštovička
Yacht Club Radava
Jakub Laštovička
Marina Orlík
Tomáš Klíma
Svatba Ája & Viki
David Beneš
Shore of the Slapy dam at Zviretice
heiwa4126
Votive picture tablets tunnel
Kostas Kaltsas
Sunflower field
Lars Gabrysch
Neustaedter Havelbucht - Potsdam - Brandenburg - Germany - Europe
Slava Kurtiyakoff
Большой Тогыз-Азский грот
Pietro Madaschi
Piacenza - Grazzano Visconti: Corte Vecchia and Vintage Cars
Bill Edwards
The Museum of Flight, Great Gallery, Boeing Model 40B, Seattle, WA
Junsuk Song
Gangwon-do
Lloyd Wolff
Vision Quest Lookout
Bill Edwards
The Museum of Flight, Great Gallery, M-21 Blackbird, F-4C Phantom, MiG 21, Seattle, WA
Slava Kurtiyakoff
Первый Сундук
Pawel Kijak
Water Station Zawada
i Kristof
Walchensee
Atila Bezdan
Petrovaradinska tvrdjava, podzemne vojne galerije
Atila Bezdan
Bratislava Castle
Atila Bezdan
Calle de Alfonso I
Atila Bezdan
Liman 1, Novi Sad
Atila Bezdan
The Parthenon, Acropolis, Athens
Atila Bezdan
Anella Olímpica
Atila Bezdan
Paris, Inside Louvre Museum Pyramid
Atila Bezdan
Novi Sad, Liman 1
Atila Bezdan
Perast
Atila Bezdan
Els camins i viaductes, Parc Güell
Atila Bezdan
Plaza de César Augusto
Atila Bezdan
Opatija, Slatina beach
Mer om 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.