Travel Blogs from Rezekne
... They don't stamp my passport, so I'm concerned that I'm entering without the required document. However about 1.00am we stop again and the Russian passport control come though. There are big problems with my application and all the dates are wrong. They ask me addition questions but I don't hear what they're saying .... then I wake up from my nightmare, it's 2.00am and the Russian boarder control pass me back my newly stamped entry slip & passport without any ...
... with signets that bite, pumpkins in the garden and blooming flowers,,, oh and a raspberry bush with ripe fruit on it.
Rita had ankle-biter dogs which were harmless. The other dogs of town barked your progress at every turn so there was no peaceful little walk to the cemetery.
On our free day I set off alone and walked through the forest to two different lakes, given some directions from locals in broken Russia and Lithuanian, where I could meditate and relax without ...
Of all the countless border crossings I have done over the years with either the Landcruiser (Eric) or the Hilux (Sylvia) this has to be the most inefficient one yet. Saw very few cars on the road to the border, overtaken regularly though by very fast moving trucks. Arrived at the border with Latvia at 3pm - was looking forward to getting across the border and back into the EU of Latvia and hopefully managing a few hours driving to get me across Latvia and ...
... kms to pass through the border. Athough it is an open border only noted by the sign.
Just by chance the largest Rock Festival in Lithuania is taking place this weekend behind the village so we had a wander around. It was all very laid back and friendly. We didn't stay but they were happy for us to just wander in without paying whilst the security kept an eye on the motorbike.
The campsite ...
... The queue has now grown to over 100 cars or so.
Here goes then, we have two new guards so things are bound to speed up. No No No. 2 Lorries and 4 cars allowed through approx every 45mins but in between this, cars are queue jumping and the border guards just sit and allow them to do it. It's now 10pm and my patience has deserted me although Steve is now so 'p***ed off he has become Zen man, all calm and cool.
We are 4th in ...
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