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Death Watching Over Us… Introducing Elán

  Whenever the Prague Old Town square’s Astronomical Clock strikes you’ll see one of the figures coming out to do the chiming is Death (a skeleton). Here’s the premise for one of rock group Elán’s greatest ever hits, smrtka na pražskom … Continue reading

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Bratislava Clock Museum

Back in the 19th century, it turns out, Bratislava (aka Pressburg to German speakers or Pozsony to Hungarian speakers) was one of Europe’s foremost manufacturers of clocks – and the Hungarian Empire’s go-to destination for purchasing high-quality timepieces. It was … Continue reading

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