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Building in the former Jewish Quarter of Mikulov  
   

Building in the former Jewish Quarter of Mikulov

Jews moved there in the 14th century after they were expelled from Austria. The population was at its peak in the late 19th century and was exterminated in the 1940s.
Up the Morava and into Moravia

September 25th 2014
Early Sunday morning we found our way a couple miles through the streets of Pest to the Kaleti Station to catch an express train back to Bratislava. The streets were busier than we had expected for 6 AM Sunday, and we soon realized that the activity was Saturday night revelers finishing their evening out on the town. Again we found comfortable places for us and our bikes on a modern Czech rail car ... read more
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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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