Filaretai Youth Hostel

Filaretu gatvi 17, Vilnius, 2007, Lithuania | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Vilnius


A travel blog entry by ulka


We took a night train from Warsaw to Vilnius.

Vilnius is the largest city and the capital of Lithuania.
Like most medieval towns, Vilnius was developed around its Town Hall.
Many of those cities have beautiful Old Towns and Market Squares.

After being occupied by German, Russia, being perceived as Polish city for years …


A travel blog entry by bharden


Helo. Me and Ciaran took a morning bus to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. It was a 4 hour bus ride where I fell asleep and woke up at the end with a massive headache and feeling like i was going to throw up. I had to sit at the bus station for a good 20 minutes before I could go into town. I was certain i was going to throw up, but somehow didnt …


A travel blog entry by farran


... the occupied countries and eliminated the "undesirable" population step-by-step. The stories we heard were heart wrenching. Again we said Kaddish.

The lighter part of the day was a visit to Trakkai, the town where a Lithuanian Duke built a castle in the middle of a lake in the 1300's. To guard the castle the duke brought in Karraites who are somewhat Jewish. Originally a Turkic tribe, the Karraites adopted Judaism, ...

Occupation, Paranoia, Genocide - Soviet Legacy

A travel blog entry by mergatroid


... taking a flight today. We reached the bus station just after 6, which was a scheduled departure time for a bus, which meant it would be 40 minutes before the next one. To our surprise the 6pm bus was leaving the station as we were approaching it and the bus driver stopped to see if we wanted that bus, bonus, no waiting!

Back at Vilnius we met up with Edwin and prepared to head out for dinner. We waited for a while ...

The Mixed Bag

A travel blog entry by davefremland


... about to occur, into the area of the Church of St Francis and Bernardand. There was a some kind of religious service in session; so, I only enjoyed the lovely Gothic ensemble of the monastery that was in a building attached, before heading over to the nearby "Artists’ Colony." Outside the monastery there was a dude of about 80 years old, selling post cards. He asked me if I wanted one and I said no, but then he challenged me by saying that if he could tell ...


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