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A pilgrimage to Pelhřimov

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks |
6 October 2009

Pelhřimov is best known as being the city of world records and the home of Poutník beer, one of the best brews in the country. But its old town centre has a fine collection of historic architecture.

Calais to Prague in a £150 banger

Telegraph.co.uk |
6 October 2009

Despite being forced to dress as The Stig, getting lost, swerving around chickens and having a beard painted on his face by a passer-by in Austria, Telegraph.co.uk's intrepid reporter completed the CzechWrecks rally in style.

Unsubstantiated tales of Ostrava’s tropical flora

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

The Czech Republic’s third city and industrial hub.

Models' stories

Radio Prague |
5 October 2009

Iva Frühlingová wants her book to help others avoid the pitfalls of the modelling profession.

Antiquing in Prague

By Alyssa Pry | Prague Wanderer |
1 Oct 2009

How can someone pay CZK 8,000 for a disturbing alien sculpture with slanty eyes and sallow looking body, a student from America wanders while taking a tour around Prague antique shops.

VisitingTemelín

Captain Oddsocks |
1 October 2009

The Temelín nuclear power plant between Protivín and Týn nad Vltavou in South Bohemia is probably the most controversial modern structure in the Czech lands, and with recent developments it seems like it will be in the news for some time yet.

Old ways live on in Letohrad

CBW.cz |
2 October 2009

The Museum of Crafts in Letohrad, East Bohemia, is biggest of its kind in Europe.

Pakistan's timeless mystic song

Prague Post |
2 October 2009

The ensemble Qawal Najmuddin Saifuddin and Brothers to perform at Prague's Christian Sts. Simon and Jude Church.

Masterful Czech poet gets his due

Prague Post |
2 October 2009

Paper Shoes is the first collection of Pavel Šrut's poetry available in English, and is just hitting the bookshelves of Prague bookstores.

Gold tasure first show at NM's new venue

CBW |
30 September 2009

Surprisingly quickly—at least for the Czech Republic —the National Museum (Národní muzeum, NM) has launched its first exhibit in its new venue in the former Federal Parliament.

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