Friday, December 16, 2005

Snowy Prague (click for a bigger photo)

This is a view of the Prague Castle from a hill called Petrin, on the west side of the city.
Prague hasn't really had much snow yet, but it can be an absolute fair tale city in the snow. The sounds of the deep snowy city are incredibly muted and walking around in it is quite fun.
I am off to Australia on Monday, to a warm 30 degrees (Celsius) from a frigid 30 degrees (Fahrenheit).

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

How Far?

From the Financial Times yesterday:
'Last week Dan Halutz, Israeli military chief of staff, was asked how far Israel was ready to go to stop Iran (pursuing nuclear stuff).
"Two thousand kilometers," he replied. '