They told us it would be windy. I expected that much. But I didn't expect to experience the same whirling gales that I'd felt in Florida, when the outer bands of a passing hurricane brushed up against the coast. And I didn't expect to experience them daily. But here we are three months later -- Wellington is still standing … Continue reading First Impressions of Wellington
"Glacial corries contrast with bare-stone ridges, large alpine meadows with timber cottages down in the valleys, the murmur of waterfalls with the mysterious silence of peat bogs, while regal Mount Sněžka, queen of the peaks, lords it over her lofty realm. All this awaits you in the Krkonoše." [CzechTourism.com] After reading the passage above, how can … Continue reading Tramping in the Krkonoše Mountains
A perfect day in the mountains of Bedřichov.