During communism the memorial graffiti following John Lennon's death in 1980 was painted over every night by the government. It would reappear the next day. Now people add new messages constantly, covering the old to create a living work of art.
Winter travels in Eastern Europe – Prague, Czech Republic December 22nd 2016 We drove our car 3,300 km from Minsk, Belarus where we are teaching to see the cities, Christmas markets and quiet snow covered countryside of Belarus, Poland, Czech Republic and eastern Germany.
The majority of our 3 week tour was spent in friendly Czech Republic. We have long anticipated our eventual trip to Prague and the Czech Republic. It did not disappoint. We found beautiful Christmas ma ... 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