Cottage Karolina

Palanga,Lithuania, Palanga, Lithuania | Hotel
 

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Sand Dunes and Raymond's finger

A travel blog entry by richkate

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... strait, across which is the port city of Klaipėda on the mainland of Lithuania. The northern 52 km long stretch of the Curonian Spit peninsula belongs to Lithuania, while the rest is part of the Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. The Curonian Spit is home to the highest moving (drifting) sand dunes in Europe. Their average height is 35 meters, but some attain the height of 60 metres. Between 10 and 20 million birds fly over the Spit during spring and fall migrations, and ...

Day 3 Lithuania - Hill of Crosses

A travel blog entry by richkate

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... as a symbol of Lithuanian defiance of foreign invaders. Since the medieval period, the Hill of Crosses has represented the peaceful resistance of Lithuanian Catholicism to oppression. In 1795 Siauliai was incorporated into Russia but was returned to Lithuania in 1918. Many crosses were erected upon the hill after the peasant uprising of 1831-63. By 1895, there were at least 150 large crosses, in 1914 200, and by 1940 there ...

As Free as the Wind Blows

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

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... the cliché! Still though we enjoyed it and agreed that visiting another nudist beach in the future is a good idea. Also at the nudist beach Ally really did take the plunge and ran into the Baltic Sea! Cat was happy to be warm & dry, she's not such a fan of getting cold for no reason. She took photos whilst Ally frolicked in the waves and gave a convincing thumbs up. Once dried off in the sun it was almost tea time so we wandered back to the ferry. On the way back we decided ...

Cycling the Curonian Spit

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

... dune on the spit, "Vecekrugas" which is 67.2m high. The path in was very sandy with many potholes and so we ended up pushing our road bikes most of the way, stopping only a few times to put Ally's chain back on! At the top we were rewarded with a beautiful view across the Curonian Spit and the Baltic Sea on one side, and the Curonian Lagoon with Klaipeda in the distance on the other. It definitely made the duff track walk worth it. Once back on the cycle path ...

Viva Espana!

A travel blog entry by alcatrav

... previously looked up directions from the station on Google Maps we had a rough idea and the hostel had also told us they were only 20m from the bus station, which is across the road from the train station! With no tourist information to be seen, or free wifi about we headed towards the bus station in the hope of spotting the hostel, and we did! The receptionist was very friendly and helpful and we got our choice of beds in the dorm. As it was ...

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This hotel, located on Palanga,Lithuania, Palanga, is near Palanga Amber Museum.
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