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March 4, 2009

Edssjön runestone

By the church at Edssjön is a runestone.
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March 5, 2009

Backstreets of Gamla Stan

We found some more backstreets in Gamla Stan, always more surprises.
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March 6, 2009

Sergels Torg

Sergels Torg is one of the central squares in Stockholm, to the left of this picture is the Kulturhuset where we found the abandoned chess club.
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March 8, 2009

Drottningholm in the snow

We went back to Drottningholm Slott after the recent snowfalls. It makes such a difference to see them covered in snow.
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March 9, 2009

Drottningholm gardens in the snow

A walk around the gardens at Drottningholm in the snow.
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March 10, 2009

Drottningholm lake

The lake at Drottningholm was frozen over, but we weren't brave enough to try walking across it.
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March 11, 2009

Skeppsholmen in the fog

We went to the architecture museum on Skeppsholmen, the boat was making a good subject for photographers.
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March 14, 2009

Prague old town square

We went for a weekend in Prague, staying in Residence Retezova, not far from the Old Town Square.
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March 15, 2009

Prague riverside

The river in Prague is a major feature seperating the town, with most of the old town on one side and castle on the other.
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March 16, 2009

Prague - come the revolution

We followed the trail of the Velvet Revolution, though it wasn't as exciting as I was hoping, with a small memorial hidden inside a covered walkway marking the flashpoint (if a non-violent revolution can have a flashpoint?).
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March 17, 2009

Buildings of Prague

There are some beautiful buildings in Prague.
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March 18, 2009

Adria Palace in Prague

Hidden away in the backstreets behind Wenceclas Square and one of the main roads is a small garden behind the Adria Palace.
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March 19, 2009

Prague - Cubist Lamppost

Cubism is a big thing in Prague, indeed, there can't be many cities that boast a cubist lamppost, such as the one designed by Vlastislav Hofman.
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March 20, 2009

Radio Free Europe

The old Radio Free Europe headquarters are not far from the south end of Wenceclas Square.
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March 21, 2009

Prague - Tesla Radio mosaic

A mosaic advertising Tesla Radio in one of the small shopping alleyways in the backstreets around Wenceclas Square.
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March 22, 2009

Franz Kafka museum

A statue outside the Franz Kafka museum, apparently you can text them (+420 724 370 770) and they will spell out your message, which is a wonderful piece of engineering but, unfortunately, a little broken when we were there.
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March 23, 2009

Charles Bridge, Prague

Charles Bridge was apparently the extent of the Swedish empire back in the 1640s. It is one of the oldest bridges, now open only to pedestrian traffic. It offers wonderful views of the city and castle.
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March 24, 2009

Prague castle

Prague Castle, sitting on the hill over the city, is a warren of palaces and old streets.
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March 25, 2009

Prague castle, part 2

There are many little roads and alleyways in Prague Castle.
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March 26, 2009

View from Prague Castle

Looking out from Prague Castle across the city.
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March 27, 2009

Prague castle misc

Some things we found at Prague Castle
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March 28, 2009

St Vitus Cathedral, Prague Castle

Inside the walls of Prague Castle is the St Vitus Cathedral
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March 29, 2009

Golden Lane, Prague Castle

The golden lane is a street formed when the castle complex was extended, lying between the old and new walls. Its a weird little alleyway with some old shops along one side, giving the feel of somewhere from a fictionaly history that you never quite believe is real.
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March 30, 2009

Prague castle steps

The old steps between the castle and the town.
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March 31, 2009

Lunch by the river

We found a little restaurant next to the Franz Kafka museum looking out up to Charles Bridge.
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