Plague Monument in Kutná Hora


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With a coded message, this stunning 50 foot baroque is a memorial for 6,146 plague victims. As we contemplated the anguished figures on the tower, we noticed… CONTINUE READING >>


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With a coded message, this stunning 50 foot baroque is a memorial for 6,146 plague victims. As we contemplated the anguished figures on the tower, we noticed… CONTINUE READING >>

Czech Out Kutná Hora!

Drawn to this part of the Czech Republic – like a prepubescent girl to a Justin Bieber concert – by the legend of a church filled with decorative bones, we were served up an unexpected treat when we stayed in the nearby town of Kutná Hora.

In a bygone era, Kutná Hora rivaled Prague as the main city of Bohemia, the traditional name for the western half of Czech, and several kings… CONTINUE READING >>

Drawn to this part of the Czech Republic – like a prepubescent girl to a Justin Bieber concert – by the legend of a church filled with decorative bones, we were served up an unexpected treat when we stayed in the nearby town of Kutná Hora.

In a bygone era, Kutná Hora rivaled Prague as the main city of Bohemia, the traditional name for the western half of Czech, and several kings… CONTINUE READING >>

Picture This: The Prague Castle

The castle has been the home of Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of both Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic since the first fortress was begun here in the year 870… CONTINUE READING >> 

The castle has been the home of Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of both Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic since the first fortress was begun here in the year 870… CONTINUE READING >> 

Picture This: Prague’s Jewish Quarter

Prague’s Jewish Quarter, known as Josefav, has gone from settlement, to walled ghetto, to near extinction, to tourist attraction through the ten centuries of its existence… CONTINUE READING >> 

Prague’s Jewish Quarter, known as Josefav, has gone from settlement, to walled ghetto, to near extinction, to tourist attraction through the ten centuries of its existence… CONTINUE READING >>