Travel Blogs from Vilnius
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After getting unpacked it was off to have a look around.
After having a look around the Old Town we went to the KGB Museum. Unluckily we got there only 30 minutes ...
... worked for International Young Nature Friends in Prague - truly a close colleague. Vika and her girlfriend Giedra were a lot more enthusiastic about their own town than Paulius had been, and they showed us a cool alternative bar with home-baked crisps, we tried out the fitness-machines in the park, they introduced us to their not-so-hysterical-compared-to-Lotte dachshunde Brusis and Bite, and we played card games and drank home-made apricot schnapps before bed.
... which has given us a breath of fresh air before we embark on the journey home - a journey through Poland, Germany and the Netherlands - from Vilnius and back again and enough of a taste of Lithuania to suggest that there is more to see (as is ever the case). TTFN folks.
Beer rating - 7
Cat rating - 7 (not by amount but by size)
Cheese rating - 8
Tintin rating n/a
... the independent Republic of Uzupis. This is a mock republic in a small enclave surrounded by a horseshoe shaped river and was founded by Lithuanian artists. The area has a lot of interesting art and they have their own constitution and flag, with "parliament" meeting in the local riverside pub. There are at least forty churches in Vilnius which has a population of around 600,000, and the oldest dates back to the ...
... found to be overweight so they brought in a farm tractor and trailer and unloaded quite a lot of the timber he was carrying onto this trailer. We reckon the farmer maybe got himself some wood for a new shed very cheaply.!!!!!!!
Eventually we were on our way. Lunch was at the small town of Augustow where we experienced some local tucker. We continued our trip through the forest and farmland. Mid afternoon we crossed the boarder into ...