Apr 28, 2013 - Current Events, Wanderlust    No Comments

Are we really this dumb?

With all the ‘news’ out there floating around about the two brothers that are suspects in the Boston marathon bombing, I came across this headline…

Ambassador: Czech Republic and Chechnya two very different places

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2013/04/22/Ambassador-Czech-Republic-and-Chechnya-two-very-different-places/UPI-60551366677092/#ixzz2RPOlx1HJ

Really?  are we that dumb that we don’t know that the Czech Republic, home of Prague, and several centuries worth of positive history is not the same place a Chechnya–an area that was once part of USSR and has pretty much been fighting someone in its entire history?  If  there is an actual need for a story like this, then it is a sad, sad day for history and geography teachers everywhere.

Prauge’s astronomical clock


not Chechyna

My winter visit to the Castle yielded a much better view than in August… when it was 100 degrees and full of people.





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