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Look Up!


We probably don’t look up as much as we should, especially if you live in the city your attention is very much focused on the ground, the sidewalk, traffic and other people – a constant obstacle course to get from one place to another.

Take a moment and look up.  If you are lucky enough to be in a park or out of town you will see the sky.  But even in the city, especially a city like Prague, look up at the buildings more.  There is so much to see above street level.  I live in Holešovice and in my little residential area there are architectural touches to appreciate:

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The ladies on Městský Okruh Plynární add a splash of color to look at while waiting at Ortenovo náměsti tram stop.

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Though slightly faded you will find this couple on U Uranie, look way up!


Right across the street at V háji and U Uranie there is a story to be told.


Even the unassuming buildings on U pruhonu have some people watching over you.

Next time you go for a walk, take a moment to stop and expand your horizons.