A walk down the Chrudimka river in Pardubice

EDIT: Thanks to Martin Kaltoun, a lovely chap from Pardubice for filling me in on more details of the site. In his words “This place was training ground for railway troops. Back on river is other abandoned bridge. The building with red stairs was officer’s Club. The remains of stone bridges behind cemetery and pillar … More A walk down the Chrudimka river in Pardubice

Return of the Josefov

  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

Pardubický vinařský půlmaratón.

The Pardubický vinařský půlmaratón or Pardubice Wine Half Marathon is an annual athletics event that takes place in Pardubice each year. It actually caught us by surprise when Sinead looked out the window and exclaimed “Oh, the road’s all sealed off, something must have happened”. I jumped up and  immediately grabbed my camera expecting to see … More Pardubický vinařský půlmaratón.

Brozany and Raby

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

Adventure Time

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