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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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After a filling breakfast, we walked down the street (via a couple of shoe shops - still can't find a pair of good walking sandals!) to the huge cathedral (Cathedral Basilica). We wandered through this impressive building, and then headed to the nearby Castle Hill on which are the remains of an old castle and the restored Gediminas Tower. The walk …
Not having to catch the bus to the airport until just before noon meant a very leisurely start to the day - a prolonged breakfast and then time to update my blog and transfer photos to my iPad, etc.
On checking out, the receptionist gave us a gift (a small bag of caramels) - this boutique hotel pays attention to the little things that …
... 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 ...
... of bullet points about stuff that has happened, in no particular order and with no real attempt at exposition.
- Buses with free on-board wifi are great.
- This is totally undermined by lack of air conditioning, turning the place into a sweat box.
- Why was I assigned a seat next to someone when there were other free seats available?
- To be honest, overnight buses are just horrific in general.
- McDonalds is a totally legit place ...
I'm splitting the Vilnius saga in two parts seeing as I spent longer there than some of my most successful relationships. My first day in Vilnius was a shock, I stepped off the bus and I was so cold I was physically disabled. After gathering my courage I made it to AKS. I was taken to the countryside to help with a kids camp. Melanie (Italian stallion) fell asleep quickly on me and I started relaxing after my trauma of a time in Ukraine/Belarus. Aurelija said we had to do ...