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Stories and Tips Bohemia

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Written by michaelhudson on 17 Aug, 2008

Just over an hour west of Prague, Plzen is one of my favourite Czech cities.Although it lacks the immediate visual appeal of the capital, Cesky Krumlov or Olomouc, Plzen is still a city of some superlatives. The biggest surviving synagogue in the country, the…Read More

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Karlovy Vary

Written by michaelhudson on 13 Aug, 2008

Karlovy Vary. King of Spas, famous, gorgeous and, along with Prague and Cesky Krumlov, the doyen of Czech tourism. All this is true. But scratch below the surface and it's a bit of a disappointment too.Did I say the city was gorgeous? Well,…Read More

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Written by michaelhudson on 13 Aug, 2008

After the crush and crowds of Karlovy Vary, tiny Loket might as well be a whole world, and not just 12km, away. A one-street town stuck to a hilltop on a bend in the River Ohre, it's almost picture postcard perfect: cobbled squares, half-timbered…Read More

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Marianske Lazne

Written by michaelhudson on 13 Aug, 2008

We left Karlovy Vary punctually at nine for the eighty-minute ride to Marianske Lazne. The train pulled away from the allotments and headed south through a forest on a track raised between streams. Thick patches of snow lay all about like white-sand golf bunkers,…Read More

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Written by kjlouden on 06 Aug, 2005

Last fall, I was fortunate to tour a few of the small, historic towns of Bohemia and some of the protected wild areas, too. Although I wrote journals about Jicin and Litomysl, I thought the region deserved a medium with a little more pizzazz. (Plus,…Read More

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