We had our first snow of the season here in Prague. As the day wore on, most of the snow melted and it could just be seen in parks, on cars and on rooftops. More snow is in the forecast for the next few days. As a photographer, I hope there are a lot of snow days this winter, so I have a good opportunity to capture the beauty of Prague and elsewhere in the Czech Republic under snow. As a Prague resident (and a former Californian), I hope the winter is not too harsh.
[…] When I looked out of the window this morning, I gasped. There was snow, and a decent amount of it! True, it was freezing last night and the weather forecasters did predict the possibility of snow showers for the whole country, even in low elevations, even in Prague. But this is very early in the year and I didn’t believe we’d actually see snow before St. Martin. Last year, Prague had its first snow on November 19, which is more like it. Let me tell you, going from short-sleeve weather and 20°C (68°F) to snow and 0°C (32°C) in a matter of a week is not pretty. […]