Travel Blogs from Klaipeda, Lithuania

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Curonian Spit & Computer

Curonian Spit & Computer "Spits" It.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... World Heritage Site of the Curonian Spit we had come to see. The Spit is a tiny long strip of land owned in the North by Lithuania and in the South by the Kaliningrad Region of Russia, and is a haven for bird, animal and plant life and has some of the ...

Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie

... smaller feel to it and was much quieter than we had expected. This was, after all the third largest city in Lithuania. We passed parks filled with statues and people out enjoying the outdoors. The main pedestrian street was under going construction work, ...

Its Spitting, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Its Spitting

A travel blog entry by simonlant

... to the Curonian Spit, a thin strip of land that covers the Lithuanian coast. Although it is not actually connected to Lithuania, the segment adjacent to it belongs to Lithuania and the rest, including the base belongs to the Russian province of ...

Ferry across the ?????, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Ferry across the ?????

A travel blog entry by jcontheroad

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Got up  this morning to a very overcast day, fortunately it didn't rain at all. headed off to cover the 200 miles to Kliepeda, this town is on the coast and it's claim to fame is that is where the Curonian spit starts and runs for 40 miles south to ...

Coastal Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Coastal Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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On the coast of Lithuania, Klaipeda was our first glimpse of the Baltic Sea. Which is not strictly true, as the view from Klaipeda is of the Curonian lagoon, as we are right next to the Curonian Spit, the extremely long narrow piece of land that joins ...

Welcome to 28days later, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Welcome to 28days later

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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... the beach but I imagine it would be a great place to visit in the summer when its warm. We've been pleasantly surprised how cheap Lithuania is so far its about 75p for a beer and less than 4 for a sit down meal although we'll see if that remains the ...

Damson Gin, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Damson Gin

A travel blog entry by vanessaanddan

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... truckers like I expected and the showers were clean. We hadn't booked a cabin this time we had reserved seats for our night to Lithuania (250 for a cabin versus 70 for seats - no contest) Luckily not many were as daft as us so there were lots of ...

Bus boy!, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Bus boy!

A travel blog entry by simonlant

... if people can get bus lag or if its only on planes. Headed over to the bus station just before lunch to pick up a bus to Klaipeda on the west Lithuanian coast. When we arrived at the bus station it was fairly busy and we realised that there was a bus ...

Klaipeda Day #1, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda Day #1

A travel blog entry by jcarlso2

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Hey Friends, Ok so Lithuania is growing on me and I never even disliked it. The whole european lifestyle of walking everywhere and bistro style has just captured me. We were just discussing today how hard it will be to go back to the traffic jams and ...

Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by glenn_christie

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Back on the mainland in Klaipeda, we had to get some little angel souvenirs that we had seen the night we arrived in a shop window. The were still open, so we sighed a sigh of relief. With the rest of the afternoon, we wandered around the rest of the ...

Naar de Curonian Spit, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Naar de Curonian Spit

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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Na het emotioneel bezoek aan de Kruisheuvel, gingen we naar een stukje aards paradijs : de Curonian Spit. De Curonian Spit gaat van de Russische enclave van Kaliningrad tot de Litouwse kust, en biedt een vreemd lanschap van duinen, dennebomen en ...

Klaipeda and the Curoanian Spit, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda and the Curoanian Spit

A travel blog entry by herby

... and port on the Baltic Sea and gateway to the Curonian Spit (UNESCO world heritage landscape) - a peninsular shared by Lithuania and Kaliningrad, Russia. It is a 4km wide national park with small settlements and stretches of gorgeous sandy ...

Port town in Lithuania, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Port town in Lithuania

A travel blog entry by mrewkowski

We arrived in Klaipeda around 6 pm and went to the local Tourist Information office where we were informed that this coming weekend is the Festival of the Sea and all accommodations are completely booked up. Apparently even all camping grounds for the ...

The Curonian Spit..., Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

The Curonian Spit...

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

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After the emotional visit to the Hill of Crosses, we went to a little piece of Paradise : the Curonian Spit. The Curonian Spit stretches from the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad to the Lithuanian coast, and offers a remarkable mixture of dunes, pine ...

Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by redhive

... more than half a million guest which makes it bigger than Vilnius these days. And here I am now in the middle of Lithuania`s beach party... It's a miracle that I found accommodation here, and even a very nice one, a charming hostel with funny guests and ...

Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by bharden

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Klaipeda So we caught a morning bus to Klaipeda in Lithuania. This place was written down in the book as heaven on earth, so we thought we have to go there. We arrived and checked out the tourist information office. Eager to head over to a place ...

De belangrijkste dag, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

De belangrijkste dag

A travel blog entry by thorgal67

Het hoogtepunt van onze reis Het was eindelijk zover : dit was de reden van onze tocht naar Litouwen : de Kruisheuvel. Voor diegene die het verhaal nog niet kennen, hier in het kort waar het allemaal om draait... Begin september 2004 ging Frank ...

Out to the coast, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Out to the coast

A travel blog entry by xerius

... suppose. Thus today I woke up at the cracking hour of 6am and hurried to the train station in time for a 6:45 train to Klaipeda - Lithuania's third city (and main port). I didn't exactly get a whole lot of sleep, what with all the heavy drinking going ...

Curonian Split, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Curonian Split

A travel blog entry by lindsaym

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... took me a bit to pull myself out of bed and brave outside. The town was actually quite pretty, I'd been warned that Klaipeda was a typical port town and most of everything nice had been destroyed. Was pleasantly surprised with how nice the town was and ...

The bus stop hostel.., Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

The bus stop hostel..

A travel blog entry by kristenandjohn

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... later that afternoon. I'm glad we got to stay here as Vilnius wasn't a favourite of ours so we weren't sure about Lithuania but Klaipeda and especially Nida helped them gain back some bonus points. If you ever go here visit Witches Hill as it really ...

Finally, a sandy beach!!!!, Klaipeda/Neringa, Lithuania travel blog

Finally, a sandy beach!!!!

A travel blog entry by mrconfused

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... the town. I came for Neringa. Neringa is the name the Lithuanians give to the part of the Curonian Spit belonging to Lithuania (it originates in the Russian province of Kaliningrad), and is basically 50km of a few small towns, some pine forests and a ...

When In Lithuania, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

When In Lithuania

A travel blog entry by dangabesisaak

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... think of the children!!! Maybe it was the hours in the sun, and the mass nudity we'd already seen, but we though 'when in Lithuania, do as the Lithuanian's do'. We found a quiet corner of the beach and got our gears off. We didn't stretch it as far ...

Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by sd0744

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Klaipeda is located on the west coast of Lithuania and until 1925 was called Memel and was part of Germany. Very little remains of the old town of Memel after the devastating bombing during WWII, the only exceptions is the market square and the theater ...

Klaipeda, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda

A travel blog entry by markwilliams84

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The world’s longest spit, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

The world’s longest spit

A travel blog entry by bethandanthony

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... delicious. The next morning we caught a ferry out to the Curonian Spit, which is a giant sand bank 98km long, half owned by Lithuania and half by Russia and drifting slowly into the Baltic Sea by 4m a year. We met with a local guide and boarded a public ...

Curonian Spit, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Curonian Spit

A travel blog entry by amaddocks

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Klaipeda, Lithuania, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Klaipeda, Lithuania

A travel blog entry by tigereye

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Overnight bus to Warsaw, crashed for a night, then to Lithuania.  Trying to get north before it gets too cold.  Went to Klaipeda because I've already seen Vilnius, turns out there's a spit there, pretty ...

Spitting is not always rude, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Spitting is not always rude

A travel blog entry by markprendergast

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... of all ages and dispositions.  When Sean and I suggest going into town to the Jazz bar, apparently the best bar in Lithuania according to Lonely Planet, there are no other takers.  Although the band has a tight brass section it plays no jazz, ...

Time to move on, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

Time to move on

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... depredations of the night before) and basically get going. The destination was to be the only maritime harbour of Lithuania, the country's third largest town, Klaipėda. Now between Poland and Lithuania is an anachronism (in my ...

A Day's R&R, Klaipeda, Lithuania travel blog

A Day's R&R

A travel blog entry by derek_roberts10

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... lounged around for a couple of hours, then set off to explore the town a little. We knew we weren’t staying long in Lithuania and I’d only changed sufficient moneys to give me 100 Lits ( 23 roughly) and the harbour and shower dues were 80, ...

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