Entry 10: “Tasting the Czech-ness”

Our time in the Czech Republic has drawn to a close, and it’s time to say goodbye. In this final entry of the Prague Blog, I’d like to present one…

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Students standing on a restaurant staircase for a final group photo.

Entry 9: Jachymov & Karlovy Vary

On Friday, November 4th, we departed on another weekend excursion to two very different locations. First up was Jachymov, a small town with less than 2,500 residents today. The town…

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Renaissance-style buildings in Karlovy Vary stretch across an autumn valley.

Entry 8: Viennese Café Culture

Cover photo courtesy of Lev. Anyone up for a wiener mélange before touring the palace? How about a sachertorte after the gallery? Or maybe a schnitzel in the museum café?…

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A view of the Vienna skyline at dusk.

Entry 7: Where have we been?! Part 2

Welcome back to the PragueBlog! (Finally!) This entry: Continuing to explain where the heck we’ve been. On Thursday October 13th, we all dressed up for a trip to the ballet.…

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A wall of flowers with church spires in the background.

Entry 6: Clinicians, Logicians, Ethicians

Author’s note: As I sat down to write this entry, I, the post author Andrew Weller, was dismayed to find that our program assistant, Andrew Weller, had forgotten to take…

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Petr Ivo

Entry 5: Where have we been?!

A lot has happened since our last post! An unpleasant encounter with illness forced us to postpone several events, and for the past two weeks my services as program assistant…

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A view of a river flowing by a collection of Renaissance houses with a church and forested hills in the background.

Entry 4: Hip Czech (nailed it)

Author’s note: Please check out the previous blog post to see a newly added video of us predicting our chances of reaching the summit! While I’ve certainly had fun writing…

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Two students smiling in the foreground. A hockey rink with players can be seen behind them.

Entry 3: Have I made a “check” pun yet? Oh wait we’re in Slovakia

Over the course of our four-day excursion to Slovakia, we explored breathtaking natural locales, toured ancient historical sites, and learned about traditional cultural practices. First, we hiked through the Tatra…

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Entry 2: Fine Arts? I Prefer Granulated

The cover image was provided courtesy of Hala. This week we embarked on another round of cultural experiences, starting with a soccer game featuring two rival teams: FC Baník from…

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PragueBlog Fall of ’22, Entry 1: A Long and Marvelous Week

After months of waiting and meticulous packing, we’ve finally arrived in Prague! After taking a couple days to muscle through the jetlag and get settled in our apartments, we hit…

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Beautiful view from the banks of the Vltava River