View from Můstek at the end of Wenceslas Square to Na Příkopě Street in Nové Město. On the right is the famous U Špinků house, where the Vienna Café was on the first floor. Hynek Gottwald had his shop on the ground floor. The house was demolished in 1910 and the present Koruna Palace was built in its place in 1911-1912.
| photo: collage Vaclav Visek
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Václav Víšek does not consider himself an expert. Photography is an interesting part of his free time and, above all, fun. “I started seven years ago. First, I started writing a blog about my trips Vencovy pindy. Then I added the insertion of comparison photos. But it was too much and I didn’t know it anymore. That’s why I started a kind warehouse, where everything is divided according to cities and districts, “explains Víšek.
“All my travels are governed by chance, and because I’m from Prague, I have the most photos from around me. I use it when I go somewhere, when it’s just something that people in old age want to respect a lot of time, “says Václav Víšek, a 71-year-old act who decides where to go in the morning.
He wrote about himself in the title of the blog: “From 1961 to 2006 a surveyor, since then a pensioner, talking about everything. My dream used to be a tramp, but I often had to pretend to be an orderly person. Although I hate it, I agreed to the tourist sign. I walked a lot and ran for health, so I destroyed my joints and now I get on my bike in misery. I was very angry as my weight and weight increased, I try to make a good old man, I don’t do very well. “
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