Skipper Hotel

Oktyabrskaya Str. 4A, Kaliningrad, North-West Russia, 236006, Russian Federation | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $84.00
 

Travel Blogs from Kaliningrad

The Curonian Spit

A travel blog entry by carallan

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... Spit’ a 98Km narrow strip of sand dunes with a road through the middle that stretches along the western coast of Lithuania. The southern 48Km portion in fact belongs to a separated province of Russia called Kaliningrad (enough sand to make any Curonian Spit!?).

We hadn’t realized until we had just about arrived that the Spit can only be reached from the Lithuanian end by ferry. Then to find that there is only one camp site which is a ...

Sand Dunes and Raymond's finger

A travel blog entry by richkate

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... strait, across which is the port city of Klaipėda on the mainland of Lithuania. The northern 52 km long stretch of the Curonian Spit peninsula belongs to Lithuania, while the rest is part of the Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia. The Curonian Spit is home to the highest moving (drifting) sand dunes in Europe. Their average height is 35 meters, but some attain the height of 60 metres. Between 10 and 20 million birds fly over the Spit during spring and fall migrations, and ...

Day 3 Lithuania - Hill of Crosses

A travel blog entry by richkate

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... removed Christian crosses placed on the hill by Lithuanians. Three times, during 1961, 1973 and 1975, the hill was leveled, the crosses were burned or turned into scrap metal, and the area was covered with waste and sewage. Following each of these desecrations local inhabitants and pilgrims from all over Lithuania rapidly replaced crosses upon the sacred hill. In 1985, the site became peaceful at last. The size and variety ...

Immanual Kant was a reall Piss-Ant!

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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... and Immanuel Kant’s grave. Yes, Immanual Kant, German
Philosopher and subject of the Monty Python song “Bruce’s Philosopher Song” was born, lived and died in Königsberg. Apparently, he was so proud of his hometown that he felt no need to travel as the world came to him! In those days, Königsberg was a busy port.

What can I saw about Kaliningrad? ...

Two Weeks Later...

A travel blog entry by revelo77

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Well it has taken us a little more time than we anticipated to set up a blog** But hopefully this should suffice. Liliya and I have been in the Russia Federation for two weeks now and have been having a great time. We are both learning a lot, the experience has been particularly eye opening for me as I ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Oktyabrskaya Str. 4A, Kaliningrad, is near Cathedral, B-413 Submarine Museum, King's Gate, and Murmansk Municipal Swimming Pool.
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