Tag Archives: Czech Republic

Zvíkov Castle

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To pick up from my last post, let’s drive about 20 kilometers down Southern Bohemia to one of the prettiest castles in the country – Zvíkov. It’s quite unbelievable how this castle managed to be off my radar for almost 10 … Continue reading

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Chateau Orlík nad Vltavou

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I’ve been living in the Czech Republic for almost ten years now but it’s only recently when I heard of this château in Southern Bohemia called Orlík nad Vltavou.  My husband knew about it, of course, but he’s a local … Continue reading

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Czech summer: Fishing at Berounka

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Berounka is a river here in the Czech Republic that’s popular for canoeists.  My husband goes here quite often in summer and in early fall not for canoeing but for fishing. Sometimes I would tag along with a blanket and … Continue reading

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Czech summer: Picnic at Pruhonice Park

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The town of Pruhonice is about 6 kilometers outside Prague.  I don’t even really consider it outside of Prague because it feels like it’s just in our backyard. It’s a 15-minute drive from our place and it’s also very accessible by … Continue reading

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Osteria Da Clara: A restaurant worth (re)visiting

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Today I’m going to deviate from my usual talk of sewing, cooking and traveling to write about a restaurant.  Not just any restaurant but one of my favorites here in Prague.  It’s called “Osteria Da Clara.” It all started with … Continue reading

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Parasol and penny bun mushroom-hunting

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EXODUS 2013 Whenever it rains for a few days in the middle or end of summer, the thought the comes on my mind after the initial “ugh, that’s a bummer”  is “yay, mushrooms!”  I think it’s not just me who … Continue reading

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Český Krumlov, the second time around

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Visit date:  August 7-9, 2013 This is our second time to be in Český Krumlov.  My husband and I first came here in the summer of 2006.  We always wanted to come back but different travel plans sidetracked us.  Seven … Continue reading

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