Travel Blogs from Zarasai
I've finally made it far enough off the beaten track to escape from the tourist trail, which was getting a bit tiring (although I was part of it!). In Lithuania McDonald's (I know I shouldn't have gone in there!) I talk to a guy from Minsk who has hitch-hiked over to Vilnius to watch a band that aren't allowed to play in Belarus because he says they are the 'last dictatorship of Europe' and the band are pro-democracy. He's also a referee in the third division of ...
... but what I didn't expect was for a religious service to start. Now I'm stuck surrounded by a crowd of believers, and thank goodness I can't understand a word of what's going on!
Back to the NP, I had a chance to teach a few people ********, now to be called 237,10 and they're hooked. Haha I knew they would be, it's the best travelling game.
Moved out of the church to a warm pub, I've got a tyskie beer and I'm set.
I've had a chance to see more of Lithuania than I ...
... to plonk itself down and proceeded to eat us out of house and home!
Vilnius is now only 160 kms so we are going to head there next, then on to Poland, Germany and the Hoek of Holland to get the ferry.
The weather has been wet and grey since leaving Mongolia on 5th August and it's raining now. Still good practice for coming home.!!
Latvia and Lithuania are very much worth a visit.
... it. Roast chicken, rice, another type of chicken, stuffed roast peppers, salad and bread. We all had a couple of drinks afterwards and went to bed with very full bellies.
The last day consisted mostly of travel for 13 hours. Breakfast was at 7am where we were asked "porridge or omelette?". What they really meant was “porridge only, or porridge AND omelette”. Either way we were to have the porridge. I had both and they were delicious. We had ...
My brother took me to a couple of fishing trips!!
So I had a chance to have a look how people spend their days off in the summer time.
Not only have a look, but being totally not a fisher, I caught some fish as well!!! :)
In the river, I caught an eel and my brother caught 2 pretty big catfishes!
And on the lake - I was fishing for lake fish - much smaller with a fishing rod.
I had a blast riding a ...