Today we are looking at Czech falconers and their timeless tradition of falconry. Falconry is the hunting of wild quarry in its natural state and habitat by means of a trained bird of prey. There are two traditional terms used to describe a person involved in falconry: a falconer flies a falcon; an austringer (German...
There seems to exist a very special bond between falconers and their majestic birds. Demonstrations of falconry in the courtyards of Bohemian and Moravian castles and chateaux exist to this day. The beautiful falcon and its prey have evolved their existence together over millions of years. The falcon is adapted to hunting prey and prey has...
In October of 2015, we shared Falconry in the Czech Republic. There was a lot of talk about the handsome men in the post, so we created another post, The Sexy Rugged Men of Falconry and the ladies just loved it. Guess what we have in store for you today? You guessed it… More men and their...
A couple of weeks ago we shared a post about the art of falconry in the Bohemian lands entitled Falconry in the Czech Republic and a few of you spied some handsome Czech men and asked us to post more images of them. So we made a post called The Sexy Rugged Men of Falconry and...
Last week we shared a post about the art of falconry in the Bohemian lands called Falconry in the Czech Republic and a few of you spied some handsome Czech men and asked us to post more images of them. How about a post entirely dedicated to the sexy, rugged men of falconry? Yes, we like...
The Czech Republic boasts a total of four national traditions entered on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. These are: The Slovácko Verbuňk recruit dances. The Ride of the Kings in Vlčnov. The Shrovetide door-to-door processions and the masks in the villages of the Hlinecko area, and Falconry, the ancient art of hunting with the...