Loket. The last stronghold of the Middle Ages.

As I told you before, after resting in the historic Czech health resort, I went into the one ancient place. The town of Loket. The city’s name translated into Russian as «elbow.» But there are no bloodthirsty legends, as in case with the city of Antwerp (translated from the Dutch like “Hand Cut”). Czechs say it was named because of the shape of the river-bed Ohře, which bends at this point, resembling the human elbow.

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