11-12-13 Changing of the Guard

The phrase “changing of the guard” can be metaphorical but at the Prague Castle in the Czech Republic it is literal. But the event is also a tourist attraction. Deb and I just happened to be arriving at the Castle when the three men seen here were marching to their post. Their baby blue uniforms…

06-20-09 Prague Wedding

We were outside of the Old Town Hall in Prague waiting (along with about 5000 other tourists) for the famous Astronomical Clock to do it’s thing. But before it chimed, a wedding party came streaming out of the Town Hall. Though the bride and groom were Czech, the wedding looked like it could have occurred…

04-09-09 The Old Jewish Cemetery – Prague

The Jewish cemetery in the Jewish Quarter of Prague is one of the most memorable experiences of my last visit to Prague. There is something powerfully symbolic, if not ironic, in the survival of this cemetery given the fate of the Jews in Eastern Europe. Some of the markers in this cemetery go back many…