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Europe 2011 - Prague

June 13, 2011
The Czech drink the most beer per capita in the world, and it's not hard to taste why.

"Futuristic" and "Soviet-built" don't normally go together, but the Prague subway is excellent.

St Vitus Cathedral in the Prague Castle
The Golden Lane in the castle

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Enjoying a drink at Cafe Slavia, a former hangout for dissidents of the Velvet Revolution
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Cafe Slavia

The enormous Jan Hus Memorial in Old Town Square, a symbol of resistance against Catholicism and later communism
Old Town Square, Staroměstské náměstí

Astronomical Clock, with figures that come alive every hour

The Black Knight, one of the two symbolic threats to the city, outside New Town Hall
The castle seen from Old Town

Inside the Altneushul, the oldest functioning synagogue in Europe (somehow spared by the Nazis despite the destruction of the Jewish community)

The subways are very deep underground.
Our shower, with a sprayer at chest level and no curtain
Photos taken June 10 - 13, 2011

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