Prague

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St. Vitus

The St. Vitus Cathedral was constructed in 1344 using a Gothic Style of architecture.  The Cathedral was and still is a central church of the Czech Republic and includes the crypts of many Bohemian kings and Holy Roman Empires. For more on my travels to Prague, see the following posts: Friday, April 5th: (Prague): http://cameronpiper.com/praha/ […]

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Four Weeks Left..

Looking out over Prague, with St. Vitus Cathedral to my left. For more on my travels to Prague, see the following posts: Friday, April 5th: (Prague): http://cameronpiper.com/praha/ Saturday, April 6th: (Prague): http://cameronpiper.com/charles-bridge/ _____________________________ A nice relaxing Saturday.  I spent most of the day trying to catch up on all the posts on this site (editing […]

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Wenceslas Square

Wenceslas Square is directly in front of the National Museum.  The square itself is home to a monument (seen in the photo) for St. Wenceslas, a patron saint of Bohemia.  The square has been home to many different things, such as markets, protests, and demonstrations. For more on my travels to Prague, see the following […]

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Charles Bridge

The Charles Bridge was first constructed in 1357 by Charles IV, crossing the Vitava River.  The bridge was a necessary connection between the Castle and Old Town of the city. _____________________________ There was a restaurant a block down from our hostel called Bohemia Bagels. Since I’m a huge fan of bagels and haven’t touched one […]

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Praha

Praha, or Prague, is a city that has been an epicenter of culture since it’s settling in the 9th century.  It is the capital and largest city (roughly 2 million people living in and around the city) in the Czech Republic and the 14th largest city in the European Union. _____________________________ Knowing Prague is a […]