Order No Rainbows

Life as an expat, Photography, Crafts, Vegan Food, Music, Art, Animals…..

Blansko from A to Z. C is for…

on May 15, 2013

Cars. There are, naturally, a lot of cars in Blansko and the local drivers could be described as reckless, at best. Regard for their own and anyone else’s safety doesn’t seem to exist and it’s not unusual to see a car tearing round a sharp corner, almost on two wheels, or going at speed along a residential street. I used to find speed bumps annoying when I lived in the UK but they’re badly needed here.

Most people in Blansko seem to drive a Skoda, and there is a lot of pride in it being a Czech brand, even though it’s now apparently owned by Volkswagen. A Skoda Octavia seems to be the vehicle of choice for business managers – anything more luxurious, like a Mercedes, is seen as ostentatious, and the Czechs don’t really do ostentatious.

There are also a lot of old cars on the roads, some in better condition than others, and the occasional vintage car in good condition can also be seen. Here’s a car I saw recently which caught my eye – it’s a Wartburg, a car which was made in the former East Germany and which retains some popularity, with owners clubs and car rallies being held in various places.




And this is what seems to be the local VW Beetle graveyard/shrine




Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


by Evelina Di Lauro

Alex's Planet in pictures

Tips, Trips + Tricks

The Shameful Sheep

shit storms, shame, and stories that make you cringe

Adventures Abroad

tales from a life abroad.

A life in transit

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

Peveril Blog

Manchester, Vegan.

Wish to Dish

Celebrating food and all the joy that comes from creating and eating it.

Salt of Portugal

all that is glorious about Portugal


A day in the life of two Van City Vegan sisters #HAPPY #VEGAN #TWINS

The Vegan Treasure Hunter

Follow Me On the Hunt for the Best Vegan Food and Products Around!

Italian Home Kitchen Blog

Italian Home Kitchen Blog

unbolt me

the literary asylum

Little Fears

Tales of whimsy, humor and courgettes

The Black Veil One

My Diary Travel, Photography, My Sight About Somethings

Love Travelling

Travel diaries providing inspiration for planning the perfect trip

%d bloggers like this: