A Village Named Elbow - Loket April 21st 2011 The Village of Elbow
The village is named "Elbow" if you would translate it into English from the real Czech name which is "Loket" because it is surrounded on three sides by the Ohře River. Loket is located about ten miles from Karlovy Vary, the famed town of hot springs. The village is well worth a visit on its own merits. The village is beautiful and to add frosting to ... read more
Europe » Czech Republic » Karlovy Vary Region 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
We are retired librarians. Nancy worked for the Board of Education and Bill operated a one person engineering library for a communications company. Travel has been one of our passions our entire marriage.
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