Saturday, November 10, 2007

Following in the Footsteps of Giants

The Bohemian spa town of Karlsbad has drawn a number of important visitors over the course of its history. Monuments to some of the greatest figures in Western history adorn the town.

A plaque to Czech composer Antonin Dvorak.



German poet Goethe.



The Czechs' greatest king Charles IV.



Czech nationalist composer Bedrich Smetana.



Beethoven statue in Karlovy Vary (Karlsbad).



A special thank you to the kindly American gent who offered to take this picture of me with my boyhood idol! It made my trip!

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