Bára´s adventures

King Charles IV. - Fatal Tournament

Bara’s great wish has come true: she is back in Charles IV times. Except that 20 years have passed since their last meeting. Will Charles recognise her after all this time? And what about his foolish passion for tournaments? What will it bring about?  

Saint Venceslaus - It Ends Not With Murder

Every little child knows that Saint Wenceslas was murdered by his brother Boleslav. Well … they think they know. However, Bára is an eyewitness to what really happened. Saint Wenceslas Chant is a beautiful piece, it is far from being presented as a chant though. Well, it was not composed in...

Leonardo da Vinci - Mona Lisa´s smile

Florence in the fifteenth century is a charming town which is home to many renowned artists whose works are admired even in the twenty-first century. But the town is also a stage for a fierce fight between two rich and powerful families – the Medici and Pazzi family. And – unwittingly - Bára...

Pirates - Adventure in the Thirty-years War

It seems that the main concern of people living in Iceland is to survive the freezing cold and find something to eat. It is quite a challenge; for instance collecting ordinary eggs is an expedition worth Tarzan himself as the man rope down severe cliffs and hang above the thundering tide with no...

Troyan War - The Anger of Poseidon

Bára's first journey in the past took her to the city of Troy right in the middle of a quarrel between Achilles and Agamemnon. Back home Bára found out that Achille's friend Patroclus will pay with his life for the quarrel. From that moment she keeps trying to get back there to warn Achilles. And...

Maria Theresia - the Secret of the Imperial Chambers

The Secret of the Imperial Chambers Bára thought that the only thing she has to do in the queen's palace is to ask the queen to discharge Vojta from the royal army and let him return home. But things get a bit complicated because of Bára's irrational wish to become a princess for a while and...

Maria Theresia - the Dragoon in Love

  Dragoon in Love Life in the south Bohemian village in the 18th century seems boring. At first sight though. Many quarrels are going on among the neighbours. But when a rich farmer has the dragoons conscript Bára's friend Vojta only because he was dating his daughter, Bára decides to help...

Egypt - in the Heart of the Pyramid

To swim in a river is quite fine, but not together with a crocodile! Bára was very lucky that accidentaly a hunter named Maimose was near and killed the crocodile, otherwise the crocodile would have had a delicious dinner... But - was it an accident? Or  was it a cat goddess Bastet who sent...

Ghetto Theresienstadt - the Mysterious Train to the Unknown

This time Bára appears in the middle of night in a  very strange town. No street-lights, all windows dark, nobody on the street... Nobody except a couple of men pushing a cart with - dead corps! Is there any gang of murderers operating in this town?! This night was the moste horrible...

Vikings - the Mystery of Horned Helmets

Vikings are well-known all around the world. But what about Varangians? Are they the same - or not? And - are the warriors on the dragon ship Vikings having NO horned helmets? Bára is a bit confused. But she has no time to thing about details. Somebody wanted to kill the chieftain of the dragon...
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