Long Weekend: Leipzig – Germany

SVASEK | Private tours Leipzig - Germany

German town #Leipzig, 3 hour drive north-west of #Prague, former industrial city of the German Democratic Republic (GDR) played a crucial role in the collapse of #communism in #Eastern Europe. In October 1989 huge public prayer for peace at St. Nicholas Church triggered protests on a massive scale against the #East #German government and the #Berlin #Wall fell the following month. Many liken #Leipzig to the creative inhabitation Berlin has experienced. pragueguidetour

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Tomas & Jan Masaryk

Two great #Czech graffiti of 2018 related to 100th year anniversary of #Czech independence. Tomas #Masaryk the first president of independent #Czechoslovakia 1918-1935 crying over the current political situation in #Czech republic. His son Jan #Masaryk as he looked shortly before his mysterious “suicide” few days after a communist coup in #Czechoslovakia.