Zarasai Agricultural School Water Sports Centre
Travel Blogs from Zarasai
... Then on the train to Russia a women from St. Petersburg is curious as to what I'm doing here. I ask her about the boarder control and how it works as I'm cutting it a bit fine with the start date. My visa starts on the 2nd December and I cross the boarder about 1.00am on that day. Hopefully the time difference won't cause any problems, although I've checked the schedule and I should be fine. First, the Latvian passport control woman comes round in uniform ...
... with signets that bite, pumpkins in the garden and blooming flowers,,, oh and a raspberry bush with ripe fruit on it.
Rita had ankle-biter dogs which were harmless. The other dogs of town barked your progress at every turn so there was no peaceful little walk to the cemetery.
On our free day I set off alone and walked through the forest to two different lakes, given some directions from locals in broken Russia and Lithuanian, where I could meditate and relax without ...
... plum in the centre, stuffed roast peppers and roast potatoes. Not having had a home-cooked meal in a while we dug in and all ended the meal completely stuffed.
We started the next day with a huge feast of pancakes with home-made apple fillings and jams. That gave us plenty of fuel for the 1 hour hike through the national park to get to the Bee Museum. It was a beautiful walk and we were the only group on the trails. The Bee Museum was small and basic, but ...
... was being dismantled below a small village of mobile food stalls.
The leather-clad, hardened Rockers, who had been bopping to thrash metal all night, had stripped off their Metallica T-shirts and gone for a dip in the lake, tattoos glistening in the sun. Several, in that wild and nihilistic way, that Rockers have, were using their death metal air-beds as make-shift lilos, whilst trying not to let any spiky body piercings actually puncture them.
We watched two lads for ...
... me. They asked again if I had anywhere to spend the night, and suggested the hotel in the centre of town. Naturally, I turned this down, as the cost for six of us is not even worth enquiring about. I made noises about finding one of the wooden huts that seem to be dotted about for hire. The Lithuanian couple started accosting passers-by, asking them about the local accommodation.
Other places to stay in Zarasai
Baznycios 1, Salakas, Zarasai | Hotelfrom $19