(Happy New Year!)
Sunday, 10 January 2010:
A week late for our traditional New Years Day hike, Sarah, Elica & I hiked Hill 88 on this blustery, chilly (by west coast standards), foggy winter’s day.
For more information about Prague’s charming house signs, see Praguescape’s article on them.
The Red Lamb
One of the few day trips we did outside of Prague was to visit the Czech Air Force museum in Letecké, just outside of Prague. Particularly interesting to me was their displays of MiG aircraft, built to intercept the USAF’s fighters, the very planes “our side” fought against in such silly Cold War movies as “Top Gun.” It was a nice enough museum, if a bit sterile, with all of the craft lined up behind roped-off pathways, and stern-looking employees eyeing visitors suspiciously.
Since I am out of town this week, and have little else to say about this particular museum, the rest of this post will serve as a Wordless Wednesday: