Travel Blogs from Olomouc, Czech Republic

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Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... Krumlov. I guess it's a taste of things to come in SOuth America, and I'd better get used to long bus trips! Olomouc (pronounced Ollomoats), is a university town 250 km east of Prague. It had a beautiful town square and lovely architecture like Prague, ...

SUNLIGHT, SILENCE, AND SINCERITY, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

SUNLIGHT, SILENCE, AND SINCERITY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... I realized, I must inject some into them. Luckily, I had a plan. But - you know something? - this part of the Czech Republic offers some very nice things. Young people oughtn't be so lethargic. I feel quite free here ... Two weekends ago, ...

Escaping the hordes in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Escaping the hordes in Olomouc

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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Pretty little Olomouc is like Prague without the tourists (is that an oxymoron?). Conveniently, everything also happens to be walking distance so we spent a pleasant day strolling the cobbled streets from church to square to church to brewery. Possibly ...

Warm Welcome in the Czech Republic, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Warm Welcome in the Czech Republic

A travel blog entry by brookeandnick

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We only spent one night in the Czech city of Olomouc ('olla-moats') but it was very nice. We met our CS host Nela at the train station and she took us back to her place just to drop off our stuff, before taking us on her little mini tour of the downtown ...

CZ - A pearl under the snow, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

CZ - A pearl under the snow

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

... , a bit stiff from the previous day walk. But after being ready, Katarina brought me on the way to hitch further in direction of Czech Republic, the shitty thing is that I didn't wait long but the car who stopped only took me few km further then I waited ...

Olomouc is refreshing!, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc is refreshing!

A travel blog entry by buchta

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Okay, so I'm back home in Olomouc. I love it here, the people are much nicer and more aesthetically pleasing. I met my new teacher today, I think she's nice but she doesn't baby us like Misa did. I don't know if that's good or bad. We'll see when I don't ...

Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc

A travel blog entry by markszulgit

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Olumouc! We stopped just for the night to visit our sheesha friends from the festival; four days later were still stuck in a perpetual Czech-Rastafarian Seinfeld episode. Life doesnt get any slower than this, ...

Graduation!, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Graduation!

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... the last time, but am happy to report that I passed the class and am now certified in the "lower-intermediate" rank of Czech proficiency. That's a little scary. I didn't think there was any possible way I could pass the exam before I took it, and even ...

I think today is Wednesday, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

I think today is Wednesday

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... and organized. All they needed were weapons apparently. During the coup in the 1880s, Sokols "troops" were the ones to force the Hapsburgs out and guard the castle I think. Olomouc was the second city to get a Sokols chapter. There was no lecture ...

First day of classes, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

First day of classes

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... The main problem is that I don't know the accusative and perfective cases that the rest of the class does. Everyone has taken some formal Czech at their university except me. I have only had a few months of Ceska Skola at Sokols and those 3 months here in ...

Waiting, writing, uploading, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Waiting, writing, uploading

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... shock a lot of people back home and burst the "sweet, innocent Old Country" bubble a lot of people have about the Czech Republic. I don't mean the vulgarity would be too shocking, we have that in America obviously, but the issues it brings up, like ...

Back in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Back in Olomouc

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... . Shaving was great but way too hard to see, I haven't seen how I did yet. I can't wait to get a haircut either. Man, Olomouc is a ghost town on the weekends. I have no idea why, but nothing is open and there isn't anyone on the streets or anything. I ...

Leaving for Praha soon, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Leaving for Praha soon

A travel blog entry by buchta

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Hey everybody. I'm starting to get excited for Prague, we leave in about two hours and are taking buses. I feel like I've been in Olomouc for a long time so it will feel great to get to the big wonderful city of Prague! So the weather has changed quite a ...

The bittersweet countdown to departure, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

The bittersweet countdown to departure

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... well as the economic situation, both past and current, in Ostrava, and going to the bunkers (a defense system surrounding the Czech Republic, built between WWI and WWII). The bunkers are fortresses of varying sizes, built about every 250 yards apart with ...

Monday, Monday, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Monday, Monday

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... on Czech history. The first lecture used power point and mostly talked about prejudices and (mis)perceptions about the Czech Republic. For example, the Western world considers the Czech Republic part of Eastern Europe, people still say Czechoslovakia and ...

Sleepy blur after nightmare journey, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Sleepy blur after nightmare journey

A travel blog entry by julesw83

Wow, loved this place, not enough time there but it was beautiful less of the porague hustle n bustle but a real czech experience wiling away hours in tea ...

Ollie's in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Ollie's in Olomouc

A travel blog entry by redknob

To be ...

Been here before, Olomouc and Roznov, Czech Republic travel blog

Been here before

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... , there are plenty of sinful cafes in which to recover. The Olomouc-renowned chocolate pie was an experience. Another odd thing about Olomouc, given it's size and the general lack of people around on the wekends, is the sheer quantity of bars around the ...

Waiting, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Waiting

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... (aside from falling asleep in spite of the heat) was killing a tick I found on the wall this morning. Seriously. Coming back to Olomouc is so bittersweet. All the memories from before appear so vividly all the time. It is not as exciting as it was last ...

The aeroflot bar and the bier garten brawl, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

The aeroflot bar and the bier garten brawl

A travel blog entry by jearner

... railwaz website to figure things out since it is in english. Anyway, I went to dinner at a great authentic czech restaurant in downtown olomouc called haneaka. Sounds hawaiian, yes, but it was reallz good stuff. 5 bucks apiece got us the biggest ...

Olomouc is closed on Sundays, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc is closed on Sundays

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... fatal accident. Ugh. Oh well, at least I have insurance I guess. My back has been kind of hurting since I got to the Czech Republic but I'm trying not to worry about it and hope it will get better. I think it's getting better. I remembered today that ...

I'll enter a title after the entry., Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

I'll enter a title after the entry.

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... with our new teacher are very easy compared with the previous teacher. We just talk and stuff. I went and bought a flag from the Olomouc soccer team fan shop. It's pretty sweet. I wanted a jersey but they're expensive and I'm not sure I would really wear ...

Olomouc, Czech Republic, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc, Czech Republic

A travel blog entry by robroyaus

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... around and going home, b) diverting south (wet down there too), c) going north (too flat and boring) or d) staying in Olomouc forever. After a sleep we decided we would Reach Deep Inside Ourselves, Find the Strength to Carry On, and Press Forward towards ...

What every czech guy has in the back of his store, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

What every czech guy has in the back of his store

A travel blog entry by rutgervd

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Short stop in Olomouc where we visited some friends of Jan who were running a mobile phone store. I had met one of his friends already back in March 2005 and when he saw me, he got out the typical home brewed 40% plum drink from the back of the store. I ...

Modre, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Modre

A travel blog entry by buchta

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... castles and princesses and devils and magic and stuff, its excellent. I actually saw that last time I was here with Veronika; the Czech TV station was broadcasting fairy tales every Thursday night so I got to see a couple. But this time there were ...

Olomouc - Miniatura de Praga, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc - Miniatura de Praga

A travel blog entry by alhadeff

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... que so estradinhas pelo interior. Passamos por cada cidadezinha que Pindamonhangaba (viu primos e tias?) pareceria metropole! SO chegando em Olomouc que pegamos uma auto estrada. A cidade eh bem bonitinha, tem tb um relogio astromico, e uma praca com ...

Easy in Olomouc, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Easy in Olomouc

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... an awesome time in Olomouc and are sad to be leaving. This is another place we could easily have spent quite a long time. The Czech Republic has suprised us in many ways, slightly letting us down with Prague but more than making up for it with the ...

Olomouc, Czech, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc, Czech

A travel blog entry by roamingmonk

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... base and we had a great night swapping stories.  Much fun and beer was had by all. From Olomouc we drove round to southern Czech, to lovely authentic old villages whose facades and squares had changed little in hundreds of years, photogenic places ...

Olomouc -- Now that's a Plague column!, Olomouc, Czech Republic travel blog

Olomouc -- Now that's a Plague column!

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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During our visit to the Czech Republic we ventured on a day trip from our base in Prague east to Olomouc (pronounced OH-loh-moats).   Most of our time in the Czech Republic had been spent in Bohemia (western ...

SMALL TOWN CASANOVA'S,  AND GOOD-BYE PARTY, Rymarov, Czech Republic travel blog

SMALL TOWN CASANOVA'S, AND GOOD-BYE PARTY

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... , in and of itself, hitting on girls hadn't been one of the main things that attracted me to spending the winter in the Czech Republic, I found myself doing it a lot.  The soft-faced girls almost always said "ano" (yes), when asked to dance.  ...

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