|So these bar-code-faced babies by artist David Černý are easily some of the creepiest
outdoor sculptures I have ever seen, and I’ve seen quite a few…
Josefov, Prague’s Jewish quarter.
McDonald’s, crammed with creepy Cold-War-era artifacts and propaganda. There’s even a small model of an “ideal” communist classroom with a doll dressed up as teacher. I feel more sick than fascinated and the museum is really quite small, so it’s a quick visit.
|Kafka or bust…..|
protect the Jewish people of Prague, it became uncontrollable and violent and had to be put to sleep.
|The Old New Synagogue, Home to the Golem…|
distracted by Vratislav Novak’s giant, and rather silly Metronome, busily swiping through the sky. Silly or not, it’s certainly an improvement on the
Stalin monument it replaced.
|Kafka-inspired Sculpture Outside the
Spanish Synagogue in Josefov.
|Lennon Wall, Prague|
|Close-up of the Lennon Wall, Prague|
world. Encompassing multiple palaces, churches, monasteries and defense towers,
it’s quite simply so massive, that you can’t really focus on any one part of it.
|St. Vitrus Cathedral at Prague Castle|
a French architect, complete with its very own rose window.
as Ginger and Fred. Even though the shiny glass side is curvier, I think the tower with the strange fuzzy-looking sort-of-cap must be Ginger. I explain my reasons to my laughing husband as hands-linked; we walk across the Vitava River one last time (this trip) as the sun sets on the Golden city.
|Monument to the Victims of Communism, Prague|