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A sleep in day.. We didn't have to leave until. 9:00! We took a bus transfer to the top of old town and our guide gave us a three hour walking tour of the old town. As it was Sunday we not only saw in the churches but heard severallf the huge old organs.. There is so much recent history throughout the batiltics due to their times of occupation, …
... other was the old Russian black market, a little outside of the city Old Town to the north.
The KGB museum held a lot more information than I'd thought - and it was busier and more modern than I'd thought, too. The building has quite a history. Originally it was a Nazi base when they controlled the area, but then later the KGB used it as the HQ of their Vilnius operations, making the basement into cells that are still roughly in tact now as they were then. I really ...
... also used as a Russian naval base, unbeknown to the Lithuanians, with a massive man made made canal to harbour their subs.
The hotel we stayed was something you needed to see to believe - everything gaudy with gilt spray with strange knick knacks and statues a little like an orphanage for unwanted object d'art so that it appears that everyone and everything is contained in a Rennaisance painting.
From Liepaja we headed inland ...
... money and I hated that whole situation. After lengthy conversations with both parties and a meeting with a Lithuanian Ambassador, it seems my Visa situation should be worked out soon. Furthermore, I am awaiting some funding from a Lithuanian group in the states which will cover about two months of my living costs. I realized that I can't manage to take the Lithuanian language course at the university, but found a program where I can meet with someone for ...
... 305;nk frıed ın oıl wıth a bıt of chease on top that was very tasty. The next day we left for warsaw on a Lux bus that was supposed to be a hıgher end bus wıth wıfı that was actually just a normal bus but we paıd for the hıgher end one so that was a rıp off and actually our tour guıde ın rıga latvıa told me the same thıng happened to her comıng from warsaw so watch out for that.
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services