Day 3 Kampa Museum by Willis Chung
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Walking through Old Town towards Old Town Square we come upon a man and his dog begging.
Old Town, Praha, Czechia
A levitating mime in Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia. Old Town Hall in the background.
A polite giant polar bear making great friends with the tourists.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
These girls are trying to figure out if the polar bear is friendly.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Turns out he's a friendly bear!
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Posing with polar bear busker in front of Church of Our Lady before Týn
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Posing for polar bear photos, Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Leaning bear of Praha, posing with the Church of Our Lady before Týn.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
The giant panda was very popular with the Asian tourists.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
It's nearly noon, small crowd for video showing actions of the clock under renovation.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Checking the time, and preparing cameras for the presentation.
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Pretty good video of what the Astronomical Clock would have done, visible even in broad daylight!
Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia.
Massive crowds moving from Old Town Square towards the Charles Bridge.
Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
A classic trdelník shop, with classical uniforms for the servers. Very yummy with ice cream.
Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
The varied steeples and domes of Church of St. Salvator from the east.
Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Finials on the domes of the Church of St. Salvator.
Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Old Town Bridge Tower of the Charles Bridge, with heavy foot traffic below.
Details of the central lower statue of the Old Town Bridge Tower. Czech lions on the crests.
Old Town, Praha, Czechia.
Cellist taking a call on the eastern end of the Charles Bridge, Praha, Czechia.
Nice ceramics here, located under the Mala Strana end of the Charles Bridge.
Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Mala Strana Bridge Tower viewed from street level to the east.
Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Taking a break, everybody checking their phones. Stairs lead up to the Charles Bridge.
Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Very colorful Asian ladies working their camera phones.
Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
View of the Vltava River from benches on the west bank.
Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
View of Old Town Praha across the Vltava River from Kampa Island.
Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Peggy capturing some Old Town scenes.
Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
East side of Legions' Bridge which crosses the Vltava and also connects to Shooter's Island.
Taken from Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Yellow penguins (33 of them, if I count correctly) along the west bank of the Vltava.
Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
These guys could use a bit of a cleaning, but are standing proud. Note prongs to keep birds off.
Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Yellow penguins and the Charles Bridge. Classic and kitsch.
Taken from Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Yellow penguin up close. Now I find that these are lit at night. Darn!!!
Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Yellow penguins and Vltava River weir.
Taken from Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
North end of Shooter's Island, now a big park. No shooting ranges any more.
Taken from Kampa Island, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
One of David Cerny's Tres Bohemes, three faceless giant bronze babies.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Little girl examining David Cerny's three faceless giant bronze babies.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Little girl examining David Cerny's three faceless giant bronze babies.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Interesting modern sculptures in the courtyard of the Kampa Museum.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Part of the crowd in the courtyard of the Kampa Museum.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Walkways connecting the two main buildings of the Kampa Museum. A small stream runs underneath.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Small display space to the west of the main buildings. Circles figure prominently.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Modern art installation in the small display space.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Taking basket weaving into the 21st Century!
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Two main buildings of the museum seen from the courtyard, with modern sculptures on display.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
My reflection in the glass cross, taken with my superwide.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Same sculpture with conventional wide angle lens. Not as dramatic, but more accurate representation.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Rocks on springs. Hovering rocks?
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Coiled plastic rods add a lot of interest to the main building's stairwell.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
The restaurant along the east side of the Kampa Museum. We will have a late lunch there later.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
More modern art installations. Spheres figure prominently.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Glass walkway to the smaller main building, crossing the tamed stream.
Kampa Museum, Mala Strana, Praha, Czechia.
Walking through Old Town towards Old Town Square we come upon a man and his dog begging. A levitating mime in Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia. Old Town Hall in the background. A polite giant polar bear making great friends with the tourists. These girls are trying to figure out if the polar bear is friendly. Turns out he's a friendly bear! Posing with polar bear busker in front of Church of Our Lady before Týn Posing for polar bear photos, Old Town Square, Praha, Czechia. Leaning bear of Praha, posing with the Church of Our Lady before Týn. The giant panda was very popular with the Asian tourists. It's nearly noon, small crowd for video showing actions of the clock under renovation. Checking the time, and preparing cameras for the presentation. Pretty good video of what the Astronomical Clock would have done, visible even in broad daylight! Massive crowds moving from Old Town Square towards the Charles Bridge. A classic trdelník shop, with classical uniforms for the servers. Very yummy with ice cream. The varied steeples and domes of Church of St. Salvator from the east. Finials on the domes of the Church of St. Salvator. Old Town Bridge Tower of the Charles Bridge, with heavy foot traffic below. Details of the central lower statue of the Old Town Bridge Tower.  Czech lions on the crests. Cellist taking a call on the eastern end of the Charles Bridge, Praha, Czechia. Nice ceramics here, located under the Mala Strana end of the Charles Bridge. Mala Strana Bridge Tower viewed from street level to the east. Taking a break, everybody checking their phones. Stairs lead up to the Charles Bridge. Very colorful Asian ladies working their camera phones. View of the Vltava River from benches on the west bank. View of Old Town Praha across the Vltava River from Kampa Island. Peggy capturing some Old Town scenes. East side of Legions' Bridge which crosses the Vltava and also connects to Shooter's Island. Yellow penguins (33 of them, if I count correctly) along the west bank of the Vltava. These guys could use a bit of a cleaning, but are standing proud. Note prongs to keep birds off. Yellow penguins and the Charles Bridge. Classic and kitsch. Yellow penguin up close. Now I find that these are lit at night. Darn!!! Yellow penguins and Vltava River weir. North end of Shooter's Island, now a big park. No shooting ranges any more. One of David Cerny's Tres Bohemes, three faceless giant bronze babies. Little girl examining David Cerny's three faceless giant bronze babies. Little girl examining David Cerny's three faceless giant bronze babies. Interesting modern sculptures in the courtyard of the Kampa Museum. Part of the crowd in the courtyard of the Kampa Museum. Walkways connecting the two main buildings of the Kampa Museum. A small stream runs underneath. Small display space to the west of the main buildings. Circles figure prominently. Modern art installation in the small display space. Taking basket weaving into the 21st Century! Two main buildings of the museum seen from the courtyard, with modern sculptures on display. My reflection in the glass cross, taken with my superwide. Same sculpture with conventional wide angle lens. Not as dramatic, but more accurate representation. Rocks on springs. Hovering rocks? Coiled plastic rods add a lot of interest to the main building's stairwell. The restaurant along the east side of the Kampa Museum. We will have a late lunch there later. More modern art installations. Spheres figure prominently. Glass walkway to the smaller main building, crossing the tamed stream.
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