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Chestnuts are everywhere at the Vyšehrad Castle grounds.  Like a lot of people in Prague we too spent some time collecting them in the park, perhaps a bit more than others.  We each took our turn throwing a stick at the trees to shake some down.   Then it got a bit windy and we went […]

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Vyšehrad Castle

Vyšehrad is a historical fort located in Prague. It was probably built in the 10th century, on a hill over the Vltava River. Situated within the castle is the Basilica of St Peter and St Paul, as well as theVyšehrad Cemetery, containing the remains of many famous people from Czech history, among them Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana, Karel Čapek, and Alphonse Mucha. It also contains Prague’s […]

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