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About Jára...

I'm 59 year old man, currently living in The Czech Republic circa 25 km southwest of the capital city Prague. Not far from my home there is a world known castle Karlštejn, webpage https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl%C5%A1tejn ,and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNlQfVBHKac where Czech crown jewels were locked in Medieval Times. The castle has never been conquered. In addition, in proximity of my home there is an abandoned limestone quarry nicknamed "Amerika". The limestone mining in this quarry ended in 1963. Nowadays the quarry is flooded with approximately 20 m of water, natural habitat of crayfish, and it's a renown turistical place. Photo of the quarry can be found on following link https://www.lomy-amerika.cz/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/DSC00098.jpg and https://foursquare.com/v/velk%C3%A1-amerika/4da0738331a6b60cf5257318/photos .
Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lveEEGby2OA and aerial shots https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlccGz6OyDc

My interests include:
-functional historical technology, watch the video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hmw7shNeksQ and www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcdiK1WNJ3I
-steam engine, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au07tPrG8eI
-steam carriages, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ciqnbvGR8M and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogoxiP3WOkk
-steam locomobiles (locomobile = steam tractors) , watch the video www.youtube.com/watch?v=zo31vYDhE5s
-trucktrial, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3JugcArI1M and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vWwrpnMhXU
-racing tractors in the field, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ekt9xeQgus
-vintage vaacuum tube radios, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjWCHkwEuyU
-polar countrysides, watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsAqqHQcJyU

Introduction of The Czech Republic (English commentary)
-naturally Czech beer, watch how it's brewed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIk8LlAdx5w
-UNESCO Czech republic watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3ezBXebEtc and webpage with multilanguage commentary http://www.unesco-czech.cz/unesco-pamatky/
-visit Prague, the Capital of Czech republic ( English subtitles watch the video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNJTWOUH8JE
-Prague panorama (English, German, French, Russian description) http://www.praguecamera.net/landmarks
Tour of Prague https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NyfjLcxtM_w and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4pCJrYAYGY and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14qN8GKw7VQ
and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVNGtB0NMy8
Online webcams
Astronomical clock in Prague http://www.earthcam.com/czechrepublic/prague/?cam=grandhotel_str
Charles bridge and Prague castle http://webcam.csvts.cz/

I will gladly recieve any kinds of cards, although I would prefer photos of your homeland, your city or your countryside (e.g. national parks, arctic countryside), fish, wine, beer, photos of animals typical for your country in November and December Christmas postcards

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