Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel, Vilnius
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Free High-Speed Internet
TripAdvisor Reviews Radisson Blu Royal Astorija Hotel, Vilnius
Travel Blogs from Vilnius
Off to Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.
Travelled out of Warsaw through the Polish countryside which was lush green. Stopped at Lonz to perve on stork on nests on top of telegraph poles etc. Stopped at Augustow for lunch and our last chance to spend our Zlotys before the boarder.
Stopped at the old checkpoint and changed …
City sight seeing by bus with a local expert. Drove past the new stadium built by the Russions on top of a jewish cemetery. Stopped at the baroque church of Peter and Paul (1675) and tried to look in whilst a stern looking woman barred our entry - don't know why, it was Sunday morning.
Bussed alongside the river to the city lookout then …
... tracks that we have taken but, instead of 6 days of relative comfort, these people had to endure weeks of not knowing where they were going or why they were going, cooped up in cattle wagons. Some Partisans kept fighting until 1953 in the hope that the West would bring independence to their country.
This REALLY brings home how fortunate we are to live Australia in this day and age.
We set off at 8.30am through Lithuania and into Latvia to Riga where we will spend just one night. Tomorrow afternoon we move on again to Estonia.
Before leaving Lithuania we detoured to a place known as the Hill of Crosses.
The following description was taken from the internet -
It is is a site of pilgrimage. Lithuanians unsuccessfully rebelled against the Russian authorities in 1831 and 1863 and families started putting ...
... I can't think of any other momument that Ive wanted to see in my life more than this castle, and I had a moment up there when I wanted to do that jump in the air with my fist raised up high and a freeze frame happened..."YEAAAHHH! I MADE IT!" So that was a good life moment. It was a bit difficult at first to make friends because everyone is studying for their exams and writing final papers, but sure enough things turned around. As I was feeling sad one of my first ...