Crowne Plaza Vilnius
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... you again. So many friends made and so many incredible memories on this leg of our trip. Big hugs also to Mochute and Senilias plus of course the kids who we will miss immensely. Oh and don't forget tHe cat and dog! It has been an incredible blast and a privilege in so many ways. We will miss Lithuania in so many ways. However it is also time now to enjoy being a family together for the rest of our ...
... entirely covered in a red cloth except from their ankles and feet in little white socks and red shoes. Some orthodox ladies were in praying and kissed the glass above their feet. Cat found the whole thing a bit creepy! Near by we visited the small baroque church of St Teresa. This church leads onto the Gates of Dawn- the last remaining gate of the original ten built in the city wall. Within the gates but visible from the street below there's a chapel which contains ...
... They live in wooden houses, typically with gable ends and three windows facing the street, and there is a Karaim museum, a Karaim synagogue known as a Kenesa, and a Karaim cemetary.
Dinner was in Tauck talk, 'on our own'. We splurged on the tasting meal at Stickliai (glassblower), a Relais and Chateaux property, where, according to the guidebook 'royalty and stars come to stay'. The food was superb: lightly fried shrimp served ...
... when we walked in to see a spring, and it reminded us to be careful where we put our feet! Can't believe how much we missed seeing hills as the landscape here is so flat. This island was heavily bombed by the Allies in WW11 and during the Soviet era the entire island was off limits to mainlanders unless they had a special permit, because it had an early warning radar system and rocket base stationed here. We came across ...
... We had drinks, and capte duona (my favorite Lithuanian snack which is fried bread with garlic, salt, and cheese) and I taught them how to play Kings. The next day everyone was feeling very social and I met a lot of people in the dorms. There is a massive Polish population here. I met a guy from Georgia who wanted to talk for a few minutes about basketball and Ray Allen....fine by me...and then the conversation quickly turned into him questioning my feelings about Muslims ...
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