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... reinforced concrete bunkers like ancient tombs gathering moss. They had all been blown up by the retreating Germans and are now in various states of collapse. They seem very dangerous and signs warn not to enter but of course people do. The walls and roofs lie in precarious angles. It's cold in the forest and easy to imagine habitation here. Hitler was here with Eva Braun for 800 days and ...
... Belarus on the other. Exchanged euros for zloty and continued towards Gizycko on ever narrowing roads. Pretty countryside with tall trees lining the sides of the road then lakes and finally our hotel. We walked around the lakeside town for a while with an ice cream and finally made a dash back to the hotel as the rain started. Had a very nice meal in the hotel dining ...
... and managed to flee before the bomb exploded. However, the briefcase was moved and Hitler survived but 4 others died and 11 were injured. Of course Stauffenberg and any one else who was involved in the plot were gathered up and executed - either shot or hung by a meat hook and piano wire so they strangled and would die slowly and painfully. It is believed approximately 5 000 people were killed as a result of the assassination attempt.
After the war ...
... getting really wet, Andrei got off to inspect the track, and came back with his usual stupid grin and a thumbs up.
The track got worse, nearly dropped the bike, but did in the end survive. At the end of that part of the journey our sat navs didn't have a clue where we were and were sending us all over the place.
They went one way mine said another, in the end we chose mine, and finally crossed into Poland.
Dimitri, just for ...
... our first swallows of the year. We followed a path alongside the lake which then turned inland into woodland. There were swampy bits in the woodland and we saw great crested newts and some small toads. Exhausted this evening after a full day of walking, but feeling lucky with the weather. We had a couple of hail showers this morning, but otherwise it's been dry, and often warm and sunny. Off to Suwalki on an early bus in the morning, and then planning to cross into Lithuania on ...
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