Mohyla Míru

Mohyla Míru

Mohyla Míru or the Tumulus of Peace was built in commemoration of the famous battle of the three emperors in December 1805.

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Colorful Rhododendrons at the Pruhonice Park

Colorful Rhododendrons at the Pruhonice Park

The Pruhonice Park is a masterpiece in European landscaping. The park has a land area of 250 hectares beautifully landscaped with local and imported exotic plants.

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Zoo Praha

Zoo Praha

A different place to visit in Prague would be the Zoo Praha. It ranks 7th among the Best Zoos in the World by Forbes Magazine in 2008. It is an ideal place for families with little children.

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What I brought home from Uganda

What I brought home from Uganda

I have few stuff which I brought home from Uganda. One of these is the magnet souvenirs for my wife’s collection which features their flag.

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Name the city 3 – the answer

Name the city 3 – the answer

Sorry for keeping you waiting for so long, but I was busy and also sent to another business trip to Africa. The internet connection here really sucks, seems like the whole country has same bandwidth as I have at home…

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The domes of Malostranska Beseda

The domes of Malostranska Beseda

We passed by Malostranske Namesti at noon and was stuck in a traffic which was unusual on a Sunday. It turned out there was a ceremony to celebrate the…

Name the city – part 3

Name the city – part 3

New episode from my fave ‘name the city’ series. Lately I travel to the same destination over and over again, so I dug out an old one from my archive.

What happened on August 21, 1968?

What happened on August 21, 1968?

I had a few visitors from Asia who were visiting the National Museum last week. While at work, I got a SMS from one of them asking me what happened on August 21, 1968.

St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna

As soon as you come up from the Stephansplatz subway station, this grand Romanesque and Gothic cathedral will greet you. The area around it are all filled up with tourists.

Name the city – part 2

Name the city – part 2

If you recognize this building, then you’ll have no problem guessing the city where it’s located. Clue: It’s still somewhere in Europe, one of Czech Republic’s neighbors.

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