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... hot bus, gradually melting, for about 10 minutes, and then finally the engine revved up and the air conditioner kicked in - what a relief!
The bus wound its way through the fairly flat, forest-covered country side, eventually reaching Trakai, dropping us off about 2kms from the town centre. We stocked up with drinks and a banana from one of the supermarkets we passed on the walk to the centre. The town itself looked a bit like a holiday ...
... stop on the walking tour.
- There's an area which jokingly refers to itself as a republic, with it's own constitution, mostly concerning the rights of cats and dogs.
- The city likes to celebrate art and does so overtly. This is a good thing.
- Views from the castle are awesome.
- Walking up to the castle is not so awesome.
- Cathedrals look better in white.
- After 36 hours, that shower felt so good.
There. Done. Happy?
Gentle Readers! I have the answer to the dragon question. It is something to do with the physics department in Vilnius. I was lucky to see it. They just do this every spring. So there you go. A sort of unsatisfactory explanation. It was the best I could do. This morning we all had breakfast together. It was the 2 hostel people, Renata and Byorn, Russian guy, Yuri (boy from Slovakia), and Kamila (girl from Kazakstan). We ...
... could before the bus back to Vilnius. I headed east across the bridge and followed a walking track. I passed an old stone age hill fort, one of several in the area. Given how beautiful the lakes are, it wouldn't be surprising if the ancient Lithuanians held some special significance to their waters. I walked across the countryside for a while before heading back to town. I then quickly headed through the ruins of the peninsular castle. There isn't much left of this castle except for ...
... was Vytautus the Great, head of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania at one time. He is the only person called 'the Great' in Lithuanian history.
We were back on the A1 withib 10 minutes, heading for Trakai Island Castle, built by Vytautus the Great. It was his favourite residence outside Vilnius.
Simona gave a quiz on the Baltic Republics. I teamed up with David and Sarah as the 'Back Seat Bandits'. A low number [out of 16] was expected for ...