As part of my plan to get to as many spots in the Czech Republic before we leave, I took a colleague’s advice and went on a journey to the nearby…ish town of Jičín, Northwest of Hradec Králové. Jičín is located in the Bohemian Paradise region (Český ráj) under the Prachov Rocks (Prachovské skály) and is well know for … More Jičín is pretty bitčín
Going back into the archives a bit for this one, and by back a bit I mean Summer last year! Been meaning to get this post done for ages but it kept getting put on the back burner as new adventures came along and this one became somewhat forgotten. Sorry zoooooo, I love you really….well … More A day at the zoo in Dvůr Králové
We had the honour of attending one of Sinead’s colleague’s photography exhibits recently in Hradec Kralove. Jiri Urban, is not just a talented chemist, but also a dab hand at photography also, not to mention the air pistol. He kindly invited us along to the exhibition of his photography class and their latest projects. Jiri … More Headless in Hradec
After the delight that was Hradec Kralove’s museum, we utilised our new found geographical knowledge to explore the rest of the old town. The diorama on the upper floor is like a giant 3D tourist map that lets you easily get your bearings and figure out what to explore next. We made our way to an interesting … More Hradec Kralove, the gift that keeps on giving.
The museum in Hradec Kralove is itself a museum. A museum within a museum. And in that museum within a museum, there’s a diorama with a small model of the museum, which is in the museum within the museum…….MIND BLOWN. The exhibits are divided up into the usual chronological order you see in museums, starting … More Inception (The Museum)
Last weekend we finally got around to exploring beyond Pardubice, and decided to pay a visit to Hradec Králove, the regional capitol of the neighbouring Kraj or district. A Kraj is divided into counties so it’s more akin to a province. Anyhoo geographical complexities aside, Hradec Králove came highly recommended by the community on expats.cz, a fantastic … More Adventure Time