Posts tagged “Prague

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Last of my Prague doors & gateways. The larger image below doesn’t really fit the terms I’ve been using for the “entrances” posts (really just a door or a gate), but I need to wrap up the Prague photos, so you’re getting a gallery including a rogue element. In fact you’ve seen the actual door (cut off, to the right) in an earlier “entrances” post, but I loved the arches over the street as well. More entrances to come from other locations, I assure you.

 


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Two final views of Prague, seen from the river which so defines the city.

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Some lovely art deco buildings we saw on our final afternoon in Prague. I’ve had a hard-drive problem so I’m scrambling to recover a few photos that I knew weren’t yet posted. So apologies as I may end up repeating a few images or posting photos without names in the coming days or weeks as I catch up with where we are…


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Amazingly, we’re still working our way steadily through the entrances and gates of Prague. I’ve begun noticing lovely doors and gates in other cities, so now I just need to start photographing them when I notice them, in order to share them with you 🙂

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The very last photo I took as Nikos and I headed from our little boat trip on the river (during which many photos in a previous post were taken) to the hotel to grab our luggage and head to the airport. We took a new walking route and finally noticed this delightful train station literally right around the corner from the hotel we’d been staying at all weekend. Yet again: anywhere you turn in that city, interesting views abound. 🙂 And no, we’re still not done with the Prague photos, more than two months later. Sorry….

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Franz Kafka once lived in this house, which is tucked away inside the Prague castle compound.

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Both this photo and today’s Urban Entrances image were taken in the Klementinum, of which you’ve already seen the most famous interior location in an earlier post. I’ve read that the the Castle compound is Prague’s largest and most important historical zone, and the Klementinum its second largest. As always in Prague, curious and roving eyes will find something else fun or beautiful to view, just about anywhere, just about any time :-).

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These photos were both taken at Letna Park, site of the Metronome which featured in an earlier post. That’s why I get to call this entry Urban Garden. So many lovely parks and gardens to appreciate, in so many cities and countries :-).