Holiday Inn Vilnius
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... around, zig zagged like the rest of the drivers. They're respectful of pedestrians' right of way but they are crazy drivers! The traffic is expected to worsen and Old Town Square will close on September 3rd when Obama will visit for the day. There's a warning on the airport's website and it seems like the locals found out only today. I think he is too meet the Lithuanian president.
AM - We decided as all old persons should, to go on a tourist bus ride around Vilnius. Actually Laimonas suggested it would be a good way to see more of Vilnius, so we went! Off in the big red bus around Vilnius, actually it put the city in perspective after all the walking we have done, with & without Laimonas. Big black clouds were rolling in as we drove around the city, it did rain later in the day and the evening. But back to ...
... Jews as possible. It also showed how difficult it was for many to choose what to do. Many escaped to Russia but some were sent to Siberia in various purges. Lukas had told us that his mother had been born in Siberia as his grandmother had been sent there.
It certainly made us aware of how lucky we are to live in a country with the sea as a border as Lithuania has been ruled by Poles, Germans & Russians at various times & its borders have been extremely ...
... reach the turrets at the top. Spectacular views of the city and surrounds.
We hit the main pedestrian street and ended up in a hipster bar with great beer. We trawled around town for a while, had some dinner, before finally descending on a cool bar, with only 20 local Lithuanian beers on tap. Steve managed to sneak in a cheeky few half litres of quality Lithuanian Pivo before we headed back to the hotel for some well earnt shut eye.
... hills have now become a place of national pilgrimage. Our last stop in Lithuania was Vilnius, with a trip to Trakai Castle just to the West. As the photos show, it was a fairy tale castle and location. It sits on a small island among 5 lakes, the original castle being built in 1321 to fend off the German knights, and has been extensively restored over the past 100 years.
We enjoyed a relaxing weekend in ...