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How Caves are Made in Bohemian Karst

Caves are the one of the most noticeable features of a karst. The word “karst” may come from the Slovenian. It is characterized by karst phenomena that apart from caves also include canyons, sinkholes and abysms. A karst can only occur in water soluble...

Bohemian Karst is like a box of chocolates?

More than six years ago, I moved with my wife from the centre of Prague to a little village outside the city. I never thought I would choose to live in the Bohemian Karst, an area so close to the Czech capital. Well, the classical hero from that nineties American...

Why I do not get Christmas markets in Prague

This is the 15th year Christmas markets have been held in various places across Prague. The historic Prague backdrop gives them the air of a true Bohemian tradition, the smell of Christmas goodies fills the winter air with sugar and fish odors, hot wine or grog...

Where to go hiking during your holiday in the Czech Republic?

In my last post I gave you some tips on hikes near Prague. In this post, I would like to send you to worthwhile hiking spots a bit further away from Prague. So if you plan to go off the beaten track and explore unusual locations on your holiday in the Czech Republic,...

Where to go hiking during your holiday in Prague?

If you have read my previous posts, you know how easy and accessible hiking in the Czech Republic is.  You already know how to find hiking trails and how not to get lost while hiking. Although I am persuaded that the Czech Republic is a hiking paradise, not every...