With just a few weeks left in the Czech Republic and lots of work to do to get ready for our next adventure I haven’t been able to get out and about to take pictures and go on adventures. For those of you who follow my Instagram feed, you’ll notice I have been taking plenty … More Park Na Špici and introducing Frank
Them bones, them bones need…..their picture taken…..money thrown at them…..a light dusting. I finally got round to visiting the beautiful town of Kutna Hora on Tuesday when we had a bank holiday in the Czech Republic. It seems to be one of the few places that a lot of my colleagues in work visit and … More Sedlec Ossuary
Last weekend I took a stroll down the Chrudimka river to find an abandoned bridge, this week it was the Labe’s turn and I was on the hunt for some industrial landscapes, namely the southern edge of the Synthesia facility, famous for producing semtex among numerous other chemical products. I had intended to check out … More A walk down the Labe river in Pardubice
Before I begin posting updates from San Francisco I’ve one more Czech based post to write. If you’re a regular reader you’ll remember last Summer we paid a flying visit to the fortress town of Josefov. We had a look around the tunnel network underneath the town and drove through the main square area. … More Return of the Josefov
As part of our amazing day of adventure recently which included a trip to some underground tunnels as well as a trip to a lovely zoo/safari park we visited the delightful spot of delight that is Kuks. Towards the tail end of the 17th century it was discovered that the waters running through this area had … More Too many Kuks DON’T spoil the broth
Bliss is a word that doesn’t get bandied about often enough. It’s that rare feeling that all life’s woes are gone away and the only thought in your head is happiness. That wonderful feeling was in abundance the other day as we glided down the Elbe River aboard the Arnost cruise ship. We arrived early … More Rolling, Rolling, Rolling on the River.
No it’s not some dodgy Czech TV cop show, but two delightful places I paid a visit to over the weekend. I brought my longboard back over here with me when we returned from Ireland, and have been itching to go for a skate ever since. The weather finally took a turn for the better … More Brozany and Raby
And that’s just what they’ll do, and one of these days, these boots are gonna……walk all over Pardubice. Went for a wee photo walk the other day while the snow was still fresh and the temperature still well below zero. It’s a balmy four degrees today and all the snow has melted away, except for … More These boots are made for walking