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Energy and emotion on display at Prague Romani festival

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty |
8 June 2009

The Khamoro festival -- that’s “little sun” in Romani -- draws hundreds of artists and volunteers from across Europe and the United States every year.

What does a bottle of USD 1.50 red wine taste like?

Gusto |
4 June 2009

I saw a bottle of Spanish red being sold in one of my favorite wine shops for CZK 29, or about USD 1.50. It was surprisingly "unbad".

The best daytrips from Prague

Captain Oddsocks |
2 June 2009

The strategy of using a big city as a base for day trips into the surrounding countryside is a popular one, and there are plenty of interesting destinations within an hour or so of Prague.

Terezín: inconceivable suffering, death and gift shops

aktuálně.cz |
2 June 2009

Terezín was used by the Gestapo as propaganda, portrayed in a film for the International Red Cross as a "Family Camp" with optimal living conditions. The reality was that Terezín was a concentration camp for Jews on their way to death, and a place of torture and starvation for political prisoners.

Music legend Waldemar Matuška dies at 76

Radio Prague |
2 June 2009

Waldemar Matuška’s baritone was just as distinct as his appearance, and both have earned him enormous popularity ever since the beginning of his career in Prague in the early 1960s.

Rare Plastic People footage unearthed for series of collector’s DVDs

Radio Prague |
1 June 2009

Former band member Ivan Bierhanzl and filmmaker Keith Jones have embarked upon an ambitious project to make a series of DVDs dedicated to the ‘Plastici’, but not, necessarily, as you know them.

Along the river and through the woods

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
1 June 2009

The cycling path runs right beside the railroad tracks, and when a train roars by, it's hard not to turn into a kid again, marveling at the sight and sound.

'Object' of my affection

Prague Post |
29 May 2009

My father's StB file reveals as much about the secret police as it does about him.

Castles of the Český ráj

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
27 May 2009

The Český ráj is often among the first destinations suggested to any foreign traveller who asks local advice about places outside Prague.

Traaiiinnnnn!

Grant's Prague Bike Blog |
26 May 2009

We walked our bikes across the railroad bridge, hoping that a train didn't suddenly appear.

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