Tag Archive for: Czech Republic
Soldiers in the Field Kitchen by Mirka Krivankova
In Chlumec nad Cidlinou there were demonstrations of a soldier during the First Republic to the establishment of our country 100 years anniversary. The president was Tomas Garyk Masaryk. The castle "Karlova Koruna" (Charles's Crown) is one of the foremost Baroque castles in the Czech Republic and its plans were drawn by Jan Santini Aichel, one of the main baroque architects of Italian origin. Built in 1721-1723 as the summer-seat of Count Frantisek Ferdinand Kinsky in honor of the coronation of Emperor Charles VI. King of Bohemia.
Winter in the Czech Republic by Mirka Krivankova
Podmoky is a village located in the district of Nymburk, about 11 km northeast of the town of Podebrady. They have 195 inhabitants and their cadastral area measures 847 hectares. The altitude of the village is 219 met In the village of Podmoky (525 inhabitants) the following trades and shops were proved in 1932:  economic machine cooperative, 3 inns, 2 wheelwrights, blacksmith, shoemaker, 2 seamstresses (mother with Jirava's daughter), roadmaker (František Jirava), 4 peasants, 2 general merchandise stores, savings and reserve association for Podmoky,
A Beggar on Charles Bridge by Mirka Krivankova
Charles Bridge is the oldest standing bridge over the Vltava River in Prague and the second oldest surviving bridge in the Czech Republic. Here you can find beggars who will kneel for hours on the pavement in supplication, or just sitting and waiting for others who may grant a favor with money.