Radisson Hotel, Kaliningrad
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... a very small town, geared towards the hordes of tourists the Spit attracts in the summer months. I'm really at tail end of the season, so a lot of places didn't seem to be open. Although there did seem to be a lot of tourists still around (at least to me). After a visit to the rather ironically named tourist information centre, I found a place to grab a coffee. Nida is located on the lagoon side of the Spit, so after the ...
... began in Danzig on September 1, 1939.
The very next day, the Nazis, who had done a lot of prior research, began rounding up the city’s Jews, as well as the Polish intelligentsia and potential troublemakers, and shipped them off to Stutthof, the first step in what would become one of the region’s most notorious concentration camps.
Our guide’s father was one of the earliest inmates. He was picked up ...
... the ponds functioned as an alternate water supply, or were for recreation. But he said lots of people in this area have saunas (not as hot as in Scandinavia) and like to jump into cold water after a "schvitz" (my word, not his.)
We saw a windmill farm, and were told that Lithuania gets about 20-percent of its energy from wind, and hopes to increase that amount in the coming years, since it relies on Russia for what it cannot produce ...
... enjoyed the sunshine and feel no sadness with leaving tomorrow morning! Would I recommend it to fellow-travellers? I’m not sure – if you want to visit just to “tick that box”, then go for it! But, it is part of Russia, so it requires the complicated Russian Visa, though for holders of an EU Passport, you can get a 3-day Transit Visa, which is more than enough time!
... very little international travel. New language, new food, new vistas etc. The people are fantastically generous. We look forward to keeping you posted with our posts.
Liliya & Curtis
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