Travel Blogs from Vilinus, Lithuania

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Trakai National Park, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Trakai National Park

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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... a glimps into the prison slife under KGB. The KGB used bugging devise to eavdrop on foreign tourists and citizens of Lithuania SSR to prevent any negative comment against the Soviets. The prisons shows confinement room, tourture room with padded walls ...

I dreamt of tractors and donkey carts..., Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

I dreamt of tractors and donkey carts...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Out of the three capitals we visited during this trip, I probably expected the least from Vilnius. In fact I think I dreamt of no more than tractors and donkey carts roaming the streets on a grey snowless December day. That just shows how ignorant I can ...

Baroque Old Town, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Baroque Old Town

A travel blog entry by andrewy

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     I have arrived in Vilnius, Lithuania since last night. Didn't really have too much time for sightseeing before sunset. So I checked into my hostel and had a nice chat with several fellow travellers from around the world and shared ...

Vilnius, Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Vilnius, Lithuania

A travel blog entry by jackdrury

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... , but that was on the east side of the Bosphorus so technically she was in Asia. All the way from Bulgaria to Lithuania, I cannot remember ever seeing a single bean, pea or sprout. Touristically speaking, Vilnius is in a rather poor spot. With Latvia to ...

Taurage Adventure, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Taurage Adventure

A travel blog entry by crystalwaitekus

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... and several phone calls it was determined that the necessary information would take a least a month to gather from their Vilnius headquarters. Even though I did not meet any direct relatives on my great grandfather's side, I certainly met three wonderful ...

Warsaw to Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Warsaw to Vilnius

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... Augustow a tourist destination. It feels like a tourist destination with a large square and outdoor cafes. I crossed the border into Lithuania on Monday. The Polish police nodded at me through the window and I was meet at the Lithuanian border by a ...

5 long nights in Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

5 long nights in Lithuania

A travel blog entry by susan_g

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... quiet pleasant but probably would have been better if I'd been feeling abit sharper. Klaipeda was promptly followed through with Vilnius, Lithuania's capital and home to the turbulence in the early 90's. Being the only city in the Baltic states ...

The 'New Prague'.. There goes the neighbourhood.., Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

The 'New Prague'.. There goes the neighbourhood..

A travel blog entry by natandkat

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... city including one day that was possibly the wettest we'd encountered yet. There's some nice sights to see in Vilnius - Cathederal Square (complete with a Greek temple looking catholic church), Gedimas Castle, Gates of Dawn (sounds like a Schwazenegger ...

Warsaw to Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Warsaw to Vilnius

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... Augustow a tourist destination. It feels like a tourist destination with a large square and outdoor cafes. I crossed the border into Lithuania on Monday. The Polish police nodded at me through the window and I was meet at the Lithuanian border by a ...

Holy holy Vilnius (Old Town 3 of 6), Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Holy holy Vilnius (Old Town 3 of 6)

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home - Dagobert D. Runes, US writer Vilinus, Lithuania. Prague time +1hr Days to get to Prague - 4 The difference of Vilnius So here's a question ...

East Still, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

East Still

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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...   Pre-concieved Ideas   Before I went, I was told that beer was cheap and all the women were beautiful   Vilnius   We took a walk in the evening of arrival. I was expecting to see pissed up Poms everywhere, just like Riga, but ...

Lock in, Vilnus, Lithuania travel blog

Lock in

A travel blog entry by jag

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I had to get up at three bloody o'clock to catch my bus to Lithuania. I panicked a bit when I discovered that the doors to the hotel were locked solid shut with no one at reception. Luckily I managed to wake someone up and then was rushing in the dark ...

The Cornerstones Of Hock / Cat Travel, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

The Cornerstones Of Hock / Cat Travel

A travel blog entry by catters

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Well in three days Chris and I have managed only one of the six reccomended sights of Vilnius, a pretty poor sculpture of some rocker called Frank Zappa. We did manage to stop at the "Hill of Crosses" a few kilometres out of Siauliai on the way down from ...

Visiting Vilnius., Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Visiting Vilnius.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... but wonderful visit with our friends in Warsaw, Poland (see last entry) we took an overnight bus to Vilnius the capital of Lithuania. Arriving around 7am, with a desperate need for the toilet, we discovered Lithuania hasn't quite shrugged off ...

My first Baltic stop, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

My first Baltic stop

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Vilnius, Lithuania - For a long time now, I have wanted to visit the Baltics. Finally, I am here. The ride from Minsk was a short 3 hour ride on a seated train. Even though it was only three hours, I still slept! Very close to the train and bus ...

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A travel blog entry by amullett

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HC party central, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

HC party central

A travel blog entry by amullett

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... of the city that looks like it is twisted, but it is meant to be like that obviously. The genocide museum of Lithuania is situated in Vilnius and I went there alone which turned out to be quite a creepy experience. The top was like many of the museums ...

Lithuania, Lithuania, Lithuania travel blog

Lithuania

A travel blog entry by jag

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The end of the Baltics, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

The end of the Baltics

A travel blog entry by tworedshoes

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... stayed at so far, since there was nobody else there. Defeated, the Three had a second night in of beer and playing cards. Vilnius however has proven to be a much more beautiful city than Riga. The Lithuanian people are very nice, one group even offered ...

Het Magische Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Het Magische Vilnius

A travel blog entry by wijleweg

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... , maten en kleuren. De ene nog mooier dan de andere! Deze, samen met de vele andere architecturale meesterwerkjes maken van Vilnius een betoverende stad, die ons zachtjes deed wegdromen. We werden al gauw weer wakker geschud toen we het genocide museum ...

Changing plans, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Changing plans

A travel blog entry by laine

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Our first point of call in Lithuania was The Hill of Crosses, near the town of Siauliai. This is a strange little place where Lithuanians have been putting crosses on a hill as memorials to loved ones who have either died or back during the soviet reign ...

Vilnius, December 29, 2005 - Thursday, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Vilnius, December 29, 2005 - Thursday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

... didn't. My parents found some connections, bribed right people and he stayed in Kaliningrad." Yes, that too was the history of Lithuania and Lithuanians, a small but proud people - fighting on the side of someone whom in your heart you saw as an enemy, ...

Warsaw and Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Warsaw and Vilnius

A travel blog entry by sarahblythe

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... apartment, which seemd to be on the main street. It was so early and cold, and everywhere was completely deserted, although Vilnius looks like a really nice place. Lots of 'baroque' buildings, and everything just looks really nice...I can't describe it..! ...

Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Lithuania

A travel blog entry by frozenbadgers

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We caught the Warsaw to Vilnius Train, which took approx 10 hours.   We were almost left stranded on an empty train in the middle of frozen Poland before a kind little old lady told us we needed to be in ...

Lithuania - good times and bad times, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Lithuania - good times and bad times

A travel blog entry by tilman

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... cheap, I will miss that in Germany Going out for Bowling Double Cafe The old town Kaunas The north of Lithuania (coming from Daugavpils, Latvia and crossing the border the road leads you through an amazing landscape with many lakes ...

The cold that never seems to die..., Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

The cold that never seems to die...

A travel blog entry by papayaprincess

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Hey, Alright I'm in Vilnius!  For those of you who are uninclined geographically, Vilnius is the capital of Lithuania...the third and final Baltic country on our tour... The currency here is the lita, one lita is about $2.50 Canadian and prices ...

Vilnius-The day that felt like a week, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Vilnius-The day that felt like a week

A travel blog entry by jcarlso2

Lithuania! So we are officially in Lithuania! So far I really haven't seen a lot of the country except our hotel. The hotel is amazing. It is so much nicer than I had expected. I got the room assignment with Jessica, from Olivet, and Tamarine from ...

Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Vilnius

A travel blog entry by danskgirl

... amoung other things. Then a club 'Mojito Natskaya' (v. trendy young clientele) then a bar with outdoor seats made from tyres where we were accosted by a crazy drunk young Russian. So Vilnius was very entertaining - would have liked to stay ...

Vilnius, Beauty and Horror, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Vilnius, Beauty and Horror

A travel blog entry by mrsmac

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... was being held in the churches. The particular one from which the singing was coming was above the gates itself. This contains Lithuania's most famous icon, The Black Madonna. We could see this from the street through the open window. As we walked along ...

Vilnius, January 1, 2006 - Sunday, Vilnius, Lithuania travel blog

Vilnius, January 1, 2006 - Sunday

A travel blog entry by the_wayfarer

We had nothing more in our plans for the evening. We had a trip ahead of us the next morning. In fact, we both believed we had been long enough out in the air today. So we decided to get ourselves busy with packing. Ruta checked Internet, too, in order ...

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