Park Inn Vilnius North
Travel Blogs from Vilnius
... flamboyant' aptly describes the Gothic style ofSt. Anne's, the 'Pearl of Vilnius', famous for the intricate design of its brickwork exterior incorporating thirty-three different kinds of brick. According to local lore, Napoleon said that he "wanted to take it back to Paris in the palm of (his) hand". Vilnius Cathedral with its blue marble columns and gold and silver alter is duly impressive. St. Casimir, the patron saint of Vilnius, has his own chapel with ...
... a Mr Bean style episode while Alison chased the gushing hose round the tarmac, while I fought my way to the stand pipe to turn off the water. Already the weather was hot and sticky and the impromptu shower cooled us down and amused the Germans waiting in the queue. We paused at the supermarket to get lunch things. Then over the bridge to join the Vilnius road. Except that, because of the midsummer celebrations, lots of roads were closed. We crossed over ...
... all the blocks on the lower half of the building. These are the names of people who went into the KGB building and never showed up again or of people who disappeared somewhere in their dealings with the KGB.
After the morning spent wandering the Old Town, we drove out to Trakai which is the small community of former Tarters and Karaims. The houses there ...
... conclave that now own all the buildings on one side of the river, and have declared a “Republic of Užupis” for the little community, with a flag and a separate (rather unusual) constitution with laws such as "People have the right to be happy", "People have the right to be unhappy", “Everyone has the right to look after the dog until one of them dies”. Weird stuff like that.
We decided to take a day-trip out ...
... a shot of some 999 drink. It tasted great and meant I did not move in the night.
In the morning, we made coffee, ate a small cinnamon bun then sadly had to depart for the bus station. I love the people I meet on couchsurfing. So friendly, so welcoming and so helpful. I think it helps that I'm super easy going and I have some pretty good references to back that up.
I was thinking as I left Vilnius. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking