Hezké svátky (Happy holidays) from Prague! The Charles Bridge connects Old Town Prague to the rest of the capital of the Czech Republic. It’s a popular experience for tourists to walk the bridge, snapping photos of the many statues on the span. In our photo today, a light snow coats Prague and enhances the city’s old-world charm.
In Prague, as in many European cities, the holiday season builds up to Christmas Eve as the main event. A traditional Czech Christmas means fasting during daylight hours on December 24, then joining family and friends for a large meal that may include fried carp, or a fish soup that includes carp. If you want to have more money in the new year, put one of the Christmas carp’s scales in your purse or wallet.
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