There are four official lenguages in Switzerland: German, French, Italian and Romansch. Each region has a predominant language. Luzern is mostly a German-speaking city (70%), the other 20% speak French, the other 8% Italian and only a 2% Romansh
About 200,000 prisoners passed through the extermination camp of Mauthausen and around 120,000 of them died. Within them, 38,000 were Jewish and 7,000 Spanish. Mauthausen was liberated in 1945, sadly this Jewish memorial was not erected until 1976 and the Spanish antifascist republicans weren’t recognized by Spain until 2 weeks ago.
The Philosophers Walk or Philosophenweg is a path located on the northern banks of the Neckar River in Heidelberg. The name comes because many profesoranand philosophers enjoyed this path for its solitude and natural beauty during the Romantic Period
What a nice car, Krtek 😎 In the middle of the Cold War, the Communist government of Czech Rep. looked for alternative methods to teach children. Given this need, they requested the help of Zdwnêk Miler, Czech animator who achieved global fame thanks to the adventures of this cute mole 😍
Yes, Germans are romantics. Nestled in the hill above he city of Heidelberg stands this breath-taking castle 🏰 This romantic castle attracts countless tourists all over the world 🗺
Prague became the centre of the so-called Czech National Revival, which found its initial expression not in politics but in Czech-language journalism, literature and drama. Important figures included linguists Josef Jungmann and Josef Dobrovský. A distinctive architecture also took form, Prague landmarks of this period include the National Theatre and the National Museum.
Let it.. 🎶 Music has always been a natural part of life in the Czech Republic. The Czechs have always maintained their top position among the top musicians in the world. That might be the reason why the first steps of man on the moon were accompanied by the music of Czech composer Antonín Dvorák.
Did you know that Prague has one of the oldest democracies in Europe? They felt under the Russians communist policies after the WWII and people continually fought to defend their rights. Actually, it’s been 50 years from the so-called Prague when the Soviet Union and other members of the Warsaw Pact invaded the country to suppress the reforms.
Views of Prague. Surprisingly to many, the locals drink more beer per capita than any other nation in the world – they live in the home of Pilsner, after all 🍺 😄Oh, and just in case you were wondering, each Pragueite consumes roughly 155 litres of beer a year! Cheers 🍻