Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva
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Fortunately it looks like today will be fine even if it is overcast. Sightseeing in the morning began with the baroque church of St Peter and St Paul. The Pope visited this church in 1993 shortly after Soviet rule ended and exactly 20 years ago today. This visit was being celebrated with a series of posters in one of the city squares. We then did a …
This morning was overcast and drizzling when we set off for the city tour. There are a lot of very large concrete buildings, good examples of Soviet style architecture. We visited two parks with very emotionally moving sculptures. The first was on a beautiful little island - The Island of Courage and Sorrow and featured a tiny church with statues …
We left Minsk in Belaruis at around 10am on Tuesday 21 August 2012. We travelled for about 2 hours before getting to the Belarus / Lithuanian border. Leading up to the border there were hundreds of semi-trailers queued up (at least 3 or 4 kilometres of them ). They say it can take up to 2 or 3 days for the semi-trailers to get through. Once again …
Today was a day of travelling. Our first full day on the bus!! We left Warsaw at 8am and headed north to Lithuania. It was a beautiful sunny day, too good to waste on a bus trip however, these things must be done. Our travel took us through rural Poland and Lithuania. Both are very flat countries and also very green. We listened to our tour guide …
... nine months to have a child. In fact, the Gaon managed to sire eight children with only two wives, but so far as we know, only one at at time.
We moved on to the Choral Synagogue, so named because of the prominent arches framing the place where the choir sang, still used today, the Jewish printing plant and the apartment buildings built by Baron Hirsch that were years later turned into a holding place for Jews about to be deported. ...
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