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  • Roudnice in Krkonoše spring 2018 Read more>

    Roudnice in Krkonoše spring 2018

    Short February cooling from Roudnice in the Giant Mountains. Roudnice is a village, part of the village Jestřabí in Krkonoše in the district of Semily. It is about 2 km southeast of Jestřabí in the Krkonoše Mountains. There are registered 80 addresses. The 47 inhabitants live here permanently. Roudnice lies in the cadastral area of ​​Roudnice in the Krkonoše Mountains with the area 2,19 km2. Roudnice lies on the back [...]

  • Jablonec nad Jizerou Read more>

    Jablonec nad Jizerou

    The town of Jablonec nad Jizerou is located in the district of Semily in the Liberec region. It lives around 1 700. Since nearby Jablonec nad Nisou (formerly called Jablonec nad Jizerou), the name of Jablonec or Jablonec was also used. The name of Jablonec nad Jizerou is used by this municipality since 1916. 1492 has been in [...]

  • Rokytnice nad Jizerou from the height of the photo Read more>

    Rokytnice nad Jizerou from the height of the photo

    Rokytnice nad Jizerou (German Rochlitz) is a town and mountain resort in the western Giant Mountains. It is located in the Liberec region, in the Semily district, in the extended valley of the Huťský brook between the massifs of the mountains Stráž (782 m), Čertova hora (1022 m) and Lysá hora (1344 m) and along the left (eastern) bank of the river Jizera. It lives around 2 700. [...]

  • Krkonoše from the height of the photo Read more>

    Krkonoše from the height of the photo

    The wider mountain range, including today's Krkonoše, was described in antiquity as Sudetenland, which is probably Celtic origin (most commonly translated as the Bohemian Mountains) or Balkan origin (translated as Kozí hory). Klaudios Ptolemaios (probably 85-165) used Sudetayle (from the Ore Mountains) and Askiburgion (especially the Jeseníky Mountains, near the vandal town of Askiburgium, maybe [...]

  • Lookout tower near Vysoká nad Jizerou pine Read more>

    Lookout tower near Vysoká nad Jizerou pine

    Rozhledna U pinehole Vysoké nad Jizerou 21.01.2018 sometime in the afternoon ..... The tourist lookout tower, whose appearance resembles a guard tower with a wooden gallery, was built in the years 2008 to 2009 on its land Mr. František Hubař. The observation tower is situated in a place with far-reaching views near the village of Roprachtice in Semily, where the triangulation tower once stood. The [...]

  • Roudnice in Giant Mountains, Křižlice, Jestřabí, Rezek Read more>

    Roudnice in Giant Mountains, Křižlice, Jestřabí, Rezek

    Shot of shots from Roudnice in Krkonoše, Křižlice, Jestřabí and surroundings. Giant Mountains (German Riesengebirge, Polish Karkonosze) are the geomorphological total and the highest mountain range in the Czech and the Highlands. It lies in northeastern Bohemia (the western part lies in the Liberec region, the eastern part of Královéhradecký) and in the south of the Polish part of Silesia. The highest mountain in the Giant Mountains is Sněžka (1603 m). According to rumors, the Krkonoše Mountains guard the mythical Krakonos spirit. It is one of the most popular mountain areas in the Czech Republic. The wider mountain range of today's Krkonoše was described in antiquity [...]

  • Frosty 4K Read more>

    Frosty 4K

    Mrazik (Russian Morozko, Morozko) is a colorful Soviet film from 1964, traditionally broadcast on Czech TV at Christmas time. Frost (Grandfather Mraz) is also a mythical figure of Slavic mythology. The film was directed by Alexander Rou, the author of the script was the prominent playwright Nikolai Robertovich Erdman. The film uses the motifs of traditional Russian fairy tales, but its own story is original. The main characters are [...]

  • Jizera Jablonec nad Jizerou Read more>

    Jizera Jablonec nad Jizerou

    The town of Jablonec nad Jizerou is located in the district of Semily in the Liberec region. Since nearby Jablonec nad Nisou (formerly known as Jablonec nad Jizerou), the name of Český Jablonec or Jabloneček was also used. The name of Jablonec nad Jizerou is used by this municipality since 1916. In 1492, a splendid wooden church is mentioned in the preserved sources - one of the first in this region, mentioning it as the first mention of the village of Jablonec. In 1896 was Jablonec [...]

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