Charles Bridge in Prague, Czech Republic
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Winter is coming to Prague. In the heart of the Czech capital
Charles Bridge connects Old Town Prague to the rest of the capital of the Czech Republic. It’s a popular experience for tourists to walk the bridge, snapping photos of the many statues on the span. In our photo today, light snow coats Prague and enhances the city’s old-world charm. In Prague, like some other European cities, the festive season builds up to Christmas Eve as the main event. A traditional Czech Christmas means fasting during daylight hours on 24 December, then joining family and friends for a large meal that may include fried carp, or a fish soup with carp. If you want to have more money in the new year, put one of the Christmas carp’s scales in your purse or wallet.