Christ and the Seagulls

Even in the Disneyfied tourist district of Prague, the honesty of the Czech’s deep experience with history shines through.


Christ, Crowned by Seagull Shit, Charles Bridge, Prague

Some other peoples might have cleaned their Christ up, or have put something other than a statue of two men pissing into their own pool as one of their main, contemporary civic statues.





Scrounging Dinner at the Kafka Museum, Prague

Some other people might have left the coins cast by travelling children lying there, or have removed them under the cover of the dark. People like that would not be at the crossroads of spirit and history.

2 replies »

  1. More than a glass, for sure! I did indeed. Our 4 days in Prague were too short… just long enough to abandon the tourist sites and not long enough to settle into the other Prague… a return trip would be intriguing.


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