On November 16 – 18, 2012, our class took a trip to Prague, CZ. Prague is an ancient city compared to the frequently destroyed and rebuilt Berlin, making this trip one of significant culture shock for all of us. Below are some photos:
Inside one of Prague’s synagogues.
The Jewish Cemetery of Prague
Statue of Franz Kafka
Inside the Spanish Synagogue
The famous “Xylotheka”
This is an optical illusion — those are etchings, not protruding bricks!
Hand carved model of Prague from before the building of the Charles Bridge.
The “Jousting Room”. Yes, they jousted here.
The Charles Bridge.
MINI-EXETER REUNION! I got to see my dorm mate and friend Martina (a Prague native) on this trip! We are both Class of 2010!
Possibly Prague’s only modern building.
In honor of the CZ tradition of defenestration.
Nov. 17 is an important national CZ holiday honoring the student protesters killed in clashes with police as communism began to fall.
The national thatcher.
The famous auction house!
Bohemian crystal being decorated at Erpet Crystal.