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... and young men in the evenings. The younger people do speak some English and they do have 'Vero' cafe's here - as good as our Nero's.....so we're still doing ok for coffee :) Have now taken a train journey to Vilnius (the capital) for the day and what an eye opener ! Lithuania are now part of the EU, but this is a very poor country. We passed many old wooden houses which are inhabited still ! Many have a real lean ...
... had more luck and the market was open and busy! After looking round at the various clothes stalls and the meat and fish market, we booked our onwards bus and then went back to the hostel for lunch.
In the afternoon we walked up to a viewing point on the other side of the river. We took the budget option of the stairs as appose to the cable cars that also went up. Once at the top, there were great views over the old town. We climbed back down and took a ...
Or you could have soup made from blood. Just blood.
After wandering to the end and back we stop at a promising looking restaurant/night club like place called Jazzbar.
The food all looks amazing, so inexpensive, and very cheap cocktails.
No sign of Borscht, cabbage, or blood anywhere.
After ordering and devouring steak fillet with herb and butter sauce with asparagus and baked tomatoe, Rusher had spinach ...
... tune to all of us.
From the Sts. Peter and Paul, we headed down towards the Nemunas river to see the exterior of St. Vytautas that was close enough to the river that it had marks on the side to indicate flood level. We stode alongside the river and then up a set of bleacher like structures that are used for summer concerts.
It was time for a quick breather at the hotel and then back to the van for a trip to ...
... spread included quite a bit, including homemade Cepelins, honey, and cheese. There were exchanges of gifts representing each country and everyone took the time to look through each others' photographs. In front of the house was a wooden sculpture representing the family's history through the century. It had been made by a neighbor.
Next, we, and Irena, and her husband, and her daughter Diana, boarded the bus ...