Adventures in the
Czech Republic

Rachel and Jonathan,
August 17-29, 2005.

Prague Ceske Krumlov West Bohemia

Rachel introduces the area we stayed in Mala Strana (Little Quarter) during our second weekend in Prague. The roof of our pensionne peeks out over the wall behind her. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

A building with dark sgraffito detailing close to where we stayed. (Photo/Sketch: Rachel)

Ironwork over a wooden doorway. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

Most Prague sidewalks in the old town have cobble patterns of black, white, and sometimes maroon stones. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

An artist prepares for a fresco by tracing the design that will guide his painting. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

Rooftops of the Mala Strana seen from the streets below Prague Castle. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

Our hotel, Dum U velke boty (varying translations...The Big Shoe? The Old Boot?) has no signs -- they prefer word of mouth for attracting new clientelle. The Rough Guide was our word of mouth, and the accomodations, breakfast, and owners were all excellent. (Photo/Sketch: Rachel)

Jonathan, preparing for a sketch. (Photo/Sketch: Rachel)

Jonathan's watercolor from the back porch of our hotel, facing the cluster of buildings below Prague Castle. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

Rachel in a classic tea house, where we tasted some of the most flavorful teas ever and did some portrait sketches. (Photo/Sketch: Jonathan)

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