BEST WESTERN Vilnius
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... we agree to meet t the top of the hill overlooking the town that has the remaining guard tower that was part of the walls of the old city. My foot is sore but I walk slowly to the top enjoying the views and reach Gediminas castle. The lads arrive by funicular - a euro a shot - and we climb the tower checking out the views and the history. theres a great model of how the old town was and we are told off for taking pics with the suit of armour. Back down ...
... to Riga) and I went to the museum of genocide victims. It was really good. The prison underneath is like the prison in Tallinn, but they had some solitary confinement cells with water torture. There was no heating. The cell had a little pedestal that the man could stand upon to escape the water or ice in winter. Eventually he would fall in. It was really sad. While walking around, we saw this random parade. The dragon would stop and the people behind would crouch ...
... of and meant that they remained firm fans of George Bush and weren't too happy when Obama was elected as he didn't show much interest in the smaller Eastern European countries. The tour then moved onto one of 41 churches in Vilnius as our guide explained the different religions and the changes over time. Before the Second World War there were a great number of Jews but now there are just a 1,000 and because of this not many Synagogues have been rebuilt. The majority ...
... around, zig zagged like the rest of the drivers. They're respectful of pedestrians' right of way but they are crazy drivers! The traffic is expected to worsen and Old Town Square will close on September 3rd when Obama will visit for the day. There's a warning on the airport's website and it seems like the locals found out only today. I think he is too meet the Lithuanian president.
Tuesday 10th June
A very early start today as our bus left Warsaw at 6.05 & we had to be out by 5.30. The bus was comfortable & the countryside was quite pleasant although the roads aren't as good as Germany & it was slower progress than before. After a 100km of flat country we moved into rolling hills & gradually the housing looked poorer & more dilapidated as we moved east. The border crossing buildings were quite substantial ...