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Trdelnik

October 5, 2010

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While wandering the streets of Prague I made a wonderful discovery. There is a pastry that is only made in that part of the world available in little shops in narrow alleys. It is called the “Trdelnik” though sometimes it is also called the “Trdlo”. The Trdelnik is made by rolling flat a strip of […]

The Pub, Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

October 4, 2010

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The Pub is the sort of place that could never exist where there are strong liquor laws. The basic concept is that it is a bar where you compete to see what table can drink the most beer. If it sounds dangerous, it is because it is. At the center of every table is a […]

The Salt Cave, Birdie Hotel, Pardubice, CZ

September 26, 2010

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Every once in a while when I am traveling for business, I run into something really unique. Sometimes funny, sometimes confusing, sometimes just a great picture. Last week I was staying in the Birdie Hotel in Pardubice, Czech Republic. It is a small place with about 20 rooms, a decent restaurant, and a golf theme. […]

Prague, Czech Republic

July 23, 2010

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Prague is easily one of the best places I have visited. It has a lot to see and do, yet is compact enough to see on foot in two days. With over one thousand years of history and many recent conflicts, it is an interesting place. There are so many details and so much beauty, […]

Loket, Czech Republic

July 7, 2010

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This was my first time in the Czech Republic, a notable fact since my last name and part of my family comes from here. I landed in the Prague airport and proceeded late at night to stay in a very small town with the name of Loket. Loket has a 12th century castle that was […]