Sunday, June 29, 2008

Wawel

Wawel is the name of a limestone outcrop situated on the left bank of the Vistula in Cracow, Poland, at an altitude of 228 metres above sea level. This is a place of great significance for Polish people. The Royal Castle and the Cathedral are situated on the hill. Polish Royalty and many distinguished Poles are interred in the Cathedral and royal coronations took place there also.
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Monday, June 16, 2008

Bohemia

Bohemia is a historical region in central Europe, occupying the western two-thirds of the traditional Czech Lands, currently the Czech Republic. In a broader meaning, it often refers to the entire Czech territory, including Moravia and Czech Silesia, especially in historical contexts, such as the Kingdom of Bohemia.