Travel Blogs from Zarasai
... plum in the centre, stuffed roast peppers and roast potatoes. Not having had a home-cooked meal in a while we dug in and all ended the meal completely stuffed.
We started the next day with a huge feast of pancakes with home-made apple fillings and jams. That gave us plenty of fuel for the 1 hour hike through the national park to get to the Bee Museum. It was a beautiful walk and we were the only group on the trails. The Bee Museum was small and basic, but ...
... a lot of fish as well.
And another food, which is new to Belarus but quite popular:
Suluguni cheese (slightly salty, between feta and cheddar, maybe mozzarella would be good), wrapped in a thin lavash bread and BBQed. Very tasty!
I feel I am gaining weight fast in Belarus! :)
I had a blast - lots of fun, fishing, swimming, drinking and riding power boats!
Now I need rest from this "rest" trip :)
... ja minust kanuutab mööda salkkond laulvaid nunni.
Tagasi Palušes. Ester ja Martti on sõitnud autoga põõsa taha. Kuhugi peale Daugavpilsi nad minna ei taha ja millegipärast pean tundma piinlikkust, et tahan näha kohti, mitte kimada kiirusest moondunud näoga punktist A punkti B, kusjuures punktis B ei oota mind miski peale hotelli. Kohtade nägemiseks minu meelest saigi Lätti-Leetu tuldud. Või ma eksin... Ronin ...
Zarasai has an annual Nights of Rock festival on the island. The summerhouse we were staying in is opposite the bridge to the island, so we had the benefit of the music from the closing acts on Saturday night, drifting across the lake to us.
In the morning, we took our swimming costumes and wandered across to the island, unaware at that time, of quite how large the festival had been. There were tired looking Rockers everywhere. A sea of pod-like tents covered the hillside and a ...
... This bizarre turn of events meant we spent the evening down by the lakeside, in Virginia's completely empty summer house. They are doing it up, so the only things inside it are a few tools and some unused, newly bought appliances. The water and electricity worked, so we blew up out airbeds in the empty rooms and went for a walk round the lake with a gorgeous sunset.
That is serendipity.