Dargavs: The City of The Dead

Located on the edge of the village of Dargavs, in the republic of North Ossetia–Alania, in Russia, is an ancient cemetery or necropolis. It is often called “city of the dead”, although the name is not unique to Dargavs, since the word “necropolis” itself literally means “city of the dead” in Ancient Greek. Continue reading

A Perfect Day in Cesky Krumlov

Perfect Day in Cesky Krumlov

Český Krumlov is a small city in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic where Český Krumlov Castle is located. Old Český Krumlov is a Unesco World Heritage Site and was given this status along with the historic Prague castle district.

The city is named Český Krumlov (“Bohemian Crumlaw”) to differentiate it from Moravský Krumlov in the southeast of the country.