Mělník


The confluence of the River Vltave and River Labe to form the Labe (Elbe)

<!--[+title+]-->the rivers come together<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->the confluence<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->the Labe<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Labe<!--[-title-]-->


<!--[+title+]--> A canal joins too.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Two rivers and a canal.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The path up to the zámek<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The path again<!--[-title-]-->

The edge of the town.

<!--[+title+]-->This leads into Mělník.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The path leads past the church.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->This way<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->On the left is the vineyard.<!--[-title-]-->

Climbing towards the zámek

<!--[+title+]-->The path climbs higher....<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->...and higher.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The vineyard of Charles IV.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Look back along the path.<!--[-title-]-->


<!--[+title+]-->The junction with the canal.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The sign showing the Vltava, Labe and Průplav.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The junction again<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The path again!<!--[-title-]-->


<!--[+title+]-->The church tower.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->There is a fine view from the path.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->the view<!--[-title-]-->

A barge turns into the river.

<!--[+title+]-->A barge approaching the river...<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->..and turning into the Labe.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->It turns right around.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Heading for the Vltava or Labe?<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Perhaps going up to Prague?<!--[-title-]-->

The wine cellars

<!--[+title+]-->Our guide describes the barrels.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->A carved gryphon on a barrel.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->A design carved on the barrel.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The steps from the cellar.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The barrels are very big.<!--[-title-]-->

Ossuary

<!--[+title+]-->A tunnel through the bones!<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Death!<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->A heart of skulls.<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->What you are, we once were.   What we are, you will be too!<!--[-title-]-->

The Town Square

<!--[+title+]-->MĚlník náměstí<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->Town Square<!--[-title-]--> <!--[+title+]-->The square again.<!--[-title-]-->

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