Weekly Photo Challenge: A Day in My Life

I chose one day in my life for Weekly Photo Challenge. To be more precise, I chose January 23, 2013. That day I decided to go to Prague castle for photographing Golden Lane, before it is the opening time, because at that early time the Golden Lane entrance is for free and the place is not crowdy. Prague castle was almost deserted and some of my shots were used for post Lost In the Details.

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Prague Castle and Golden Lane

St. Vitus cathedral was deserted as well at the opening at 9 am, tourists were not yet there, and then the first group appeared.

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St. Vitus Cathedral, first tourists

I decided to go to the Kupka’s exhibition, but as it opened at 10 am, I had one hour walking around Prague Castle district and shooting, the shots were then used for Cee’s Foto Challenge.

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Walking around Prague Castle District (Hračany)

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National Gallery and Kupka’s Ehibition

Kupka’s exhibition was really great and I loved the National Gallery hall, the place is newly reconstructed. It is located at Hradčanské square and two palaces were connected by the new hall to extend National Gallery. The palaces are: Schwarzeberg’s one with permanent exhibition of Czech Baroque art and Salma’s palace (also called small Schwarzenberg’s) with temporary exhibitions such as the Kupka’s one was.

After the exhibiton I went down to Little Quarter by New Castle Stairs, I saw the shooting of TV news from Castle, I talked to old friend of mine close to the British Embassy 🙂 and finally I took more shots and some of them were used for Time Travel Theme, it was the hidden street one.

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Walking down from Prague Castle

I also visited St. Joseph and St. Thomas Churches.

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Churches at Little Quarter

It was coffee time, so I went to the best cafe in Prague and had a coffee, and tea, and some dessert … some other shots were also taken for my Tower series here.

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The best coffee or massage?

Crossing the Charles bridge brought more shots for Black and White Challenge and another Tower of Prague.

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Charles Bridge

At the Old Town I went for the bus home and I made only few more shots that were used for Green Travel Theme. Waiting for the bus I made the last shot, shot of the presidential candidate (the unsuccesful one, but highly supported by most of Prague people), his snow version.

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Libuše and snowmen

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16 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. barbevans
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 08:20:36

    I love your photos and especially seeing the snow! Your collage, “Walking Around Prague Castle District” is beautiful.

    Reply

  2. keladelaide
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 10:51:58

    I love them all but the swans are my favourite. They couldn’t have posed better for you if you’d asked them to.

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  3. CadyLuck Leedy
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 13:40:01

    I love the church pictures Katy, and all the snow scenes. What a great shot of the swans!

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  4. Heather
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 14:30:04

    what a grand day you had…all your photos are amazing, very enticing!!!!

    Reply

  5. woohaigotyouallinczech
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 14:57:04

    Reblogged this on woohaigotyouallinczech and commented:
    beautiful photos of Prague in winter. great work, Katy.

    Reply

  6. Bubbly Tee
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 15:25:57

    Gorgeous photography!! I love the statues the best. And the churches. 🙂

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  7. littledogslaughed
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 16:44:41

    Beautiful images Katy! I love the swans and the snowman-well done~

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  8. jamesspencerphoto
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 19:51:11

    Great photos! Really interesting to see Prague during the quiet times, it was very busy during our brief visit. Will have to pay a visit one of these days and explore some more.

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  9. joanfrankham
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 20:25:48

    What wonderful photos, love them.

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  10. vanecktharien
    Apr 02, 2013 @ 20:57:17

    Just stunningly beautiful!!!
    You captured the soul of the city

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  11. >| KONCEPTOFON |
    Apr 03, 2013 @ 12:59:24

    Lovely pics!

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  12. Antionette Blake
    Apr 03, 2013 @ 20:55:43

    Wow – these are awesome!

    Reply

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  14. Suzanne et Pierre
    Apr 05, 2013 @ 08:52:37

    Nice pictures. They bring back wonderful memories of our visit to Prague in 2007! Thanks for the tour.

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  15. cyndichan
    Apr 06, 2013 @ 15:17:36

    Hi Katy, what a great spread of photos!

    Reply

  16. Pishikera
    May 15, 2013 @ 10:06:07

    How beautiful !!!

    Reply

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