Odyssey 2019 - Synagogues, tombstones and a bird's-eye view of the Old Town May 26th 2019 The weather in Prague today was gorgeous, with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature that reached 75 degrees by mid-afternoon. Dee was in pretty good spirits this morning and pronounced herself "fit for duty", so by 11:30 AM we walked to the metro station for a ride into the Old Town and Jewish Quarter.
We had spent some time in this area during our guided tour earlier in the week, but did ... read more
Europe » Czech Republic » Prague » Old Town Following the First World War, the closely related Czechs and Slovaks of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire merged to form Czechoslovakia. During the interwar years, the new country's leaders were frequently preoccupied with meeting the demands of ot... ... read more
“To move, to breathe, to fly, to float,
To gain all while you give,
To roam the roads of lands remote,
To travel is to live.”
― Hans Christian Andersen, "The Fairy Tale of My Life: An Autobiography"
"Our lives are not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments and places that take our breath away." ― Anonymous
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