The Průhonice Park

The Průhonice Park along with Průhonice Castle are a Czech National Historic Landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage site. The current appearance of the Průhonice Castle dates to the late 19th century. The natural park (area of 250 hectares) was founded in 1885 by Count Arnošt Emanuel Silva-Tarouca who took advantage of the miscellaneous valley ofContinue reading “The Průhonice Park”

Spring Prague

Two months ago we shared few pictures of Prague in a lockdown with you. Couple of weeks passed since that day. A lot has changed. It is warmer. The days are longer. And the restrictions will be eased in few days. Prague is getting ready for a new life. Are you ready to explore it?Continue reading “Spring Prague”

Lidice

The Lidice massacre was a complete destruction of the village of Lidice, in the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia in June 1942 on orders from Adolf Hitler and Reichsführer-SS Heinrich Himmler. The vague contents of a letter, addressed to a woman employed in a Slaný factory and held back by the factory co-owner, J. Pála,Continue reading “Lidice”

Vinořský park

Vinořský park is a nature reserve (a protected area of importance for flora, fauna, or features of geological or other special interest) full of beautiful trees, sandstone formations, ponds, streams… We really love this place. We took almost million pictures during our last visit. Vinořský park lies within the city of Prague. It is easilyContinue reading “Vinořský park”

Nomad Society’s first newsletter

We are all travelers in this journey of life. Sometimes the journey gets challenging and dark. These last few months have been difficult for all of us. But we have a hope. A hope that the epidemic will be behind us soon. And when the circumstances allow us, we will organize hikes through breath-taking placesContinue reading “Nomad Society’s first newsletter”

Prague during lockdown

How are you? Stuck somewhere in the Czech Republic? Slovakia? Somewhere else? We know that these days it is hard to go for a hiking trip (because of all the restrictions). We are lucky to be stuck in beautiful Prague. So we decided to use these days to explore a bit the city we allContinue reading “Prague during lockdown”

Along the bank of the river Kamenice

We enjoyed 30 km walk by the rivers Kamenice and Jizera (Kamenice river is a tributary of the Jizera river.). You can find this enchanting winter wonderland between the towns of Plavy and Spálov. The path is called Palacký trail. It was named after the notable Czech politician and historian František Palacký. Definitely worth a visit!

Pavlínino údolí and Jetřichovické stěny

We started our trip at Pavlínino údolí. It is an approximately three-kilometer-long valley in the Bohemian Switzerland, which is traversed by Chřibská Kamenice stream. If you want to visit Pavlínino údolí you can start the hike from Jetřichovice village. Afterwards we continued to Jetřichovické skály (Jetřichovice rocks). The rocks loom 200 to 250 metres aboveContinue reading “Pavlínino údolí and Jetřichovické stěny”

Tiské stěny and Děčínský Sněžník

The Tisa Rocks (Tiské stěny) are a well-known group of rocks in the western Bohemian Switzerland not far from its topographical boundary with the Ore Mountains (Krušné hory). The rocks are protected as a national nature reserve. This rock labyrinth can comfortably be walked through in 2 hours (the distance is approx. 4 kilometres). JustContinue reading “Tiské stěny and Děčínský Sněžník”

Hiking in Krkonoše

The Krkonoše are a mountain range located in the north of the Czech Republic and the south-west of Poland. The area of the Krkonoše amounts to 631 square kilometres. On both the Czech and Polish side, large parts of the mountain range are protected as national parks and nature reserves. The Czech Krkonoše National ParkContinue reading “Hiking in Krkonoše”