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Loket castle from across the river.  
   

Loket castle from across the river.

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

Czech Flag 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
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