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By Mark Adams

Many years in the past, Mark Adams made a wierd discovery: faraway from alien conspiracy theories and different popular culture myths, every thing we all know concerning the mythical misplaced urban of Atlantis comes from the paintings of 1 guy, the Greek thinker Plato. Stranger nonetheless: Adams realized there's a complete international sub-culture of beginner explorers who're nonetheless actively and obsessively trying to find this sunken urban, dependent fullyyt on Plato’s distinct clues. What Adams didn’t notice used to be that Atlantis is more or less like a virus—and he’d been uncovered.

In Meet Me in Atlantis, Adams racks up frequent-flier miles monitoring down those Atlantis obsessives, attempting to make certain why they think it's attainable to discover the world's most famed misplaced city—and even if any in their theories may well turn out or disprove its lifestyles. the result's a vintage quest that takes readers to attention-grabbing destinations to satisfy impossible to resist characters; and a deep, usually funny examine the human longing to rediscover a misplaced global.

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Students and theaters went on strike, and hundreds of thousands of Praguers began pouring into Wenceslas Square, chanting for the end of Communist rule. Within days, factory workers and citizens in towns throughout the country joined in a general strike. On Wenceslas Square, the protesters jingled their keys, a signal to the Politburo that it was time to go. By the end of the year, the Communist government fell and on New Year’s Eve, Havel, joined by Dubček, gave his first speech as president of a free Czechoslovakia.

128). For Secession, check out the turn-of-the19th-century apartment buildings in Josefov, along Pařížská and around the former Jewish quarter. You can’t help but notice the inlaid jewel- and tile-work embedded into the facades like a finely crafted jewelry box. Cubism came a few years later and like Art Nouveau was a reaction to the sterility of the 19th century. Cubism was a purely Czech invention that never caught on 25 2 ART & ARCHITECTURE IN THE CZECH REPUBLIC Baroque 19th-Century Neoclassical & Other “Neos” P R AG U E & T H E C Z E C H R E P U B L I C I N D E P T H Old Royal Palace, there’s the Týn Church, the Old Town Hall and Astronomical Clock, and even the foundations of Charles Bridge itself (but not the statues—they came later).

2. Lady Carneval, Karel Gott. One of the best-known songs from the 1960s by a Czech crooner who’s been likened to Tom Jones, Frank Sinatra, and Engelbert Humperdinck all rolled into one. He’s still at it well into his seventh decade. 3. Porcelánový prasata (Piggy Bank), Kabát. Don’t blast this through your ear buds if you want to keep year hearing. This is loud, aggressive rock that touches both an anarchic and nationalistic chord and remains wildly (inexplicably) popular. 4. Srdce (Heart), Kryštof.

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