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2015-02-15

Along the Great River




A narrow canyon of Vltava where the river battled through a deep rocky valley and formed rapids called "Svatojánské proudy" (Midsummer or St. John's currents) has witnessed tramping and woodcraft movement since its very beginning. Still, whole generations gather here and enjoy the unique spirit of the place.

More reading on Czech tramping here




In February despite its rather proximity to Prague you would be lucky to meet more than a man or two in an hour.





Since 1940s the area between villages Štechovice and Slapy has been flooded for a river dam. Yet many tramps call this place its former name and the river is known as "The Great River".





Settlements boast a totem or at least a flag pole next to a campfire...






...or a surf!




















A memory worth reading






 Found our very little piece of Canada












On the way back













Bonus: Nachmittag mit Hilla und Berndt Becher





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