Zarasai Agricultural School Water Sports Centre
Travel Blogs from Zarasai
... They don't stamp my passport, so I'm concerned that I'm entering without the required document. However about 1.00am we stop again and the Russian passport control come though. There are big problems with my application and all the dates are wrong. They ask me addition questions but I don't hear what they're saying .... then I wake up from my nightmare, it's 2.00am and the Russian boarder control pass me back my newly stamped entry slip & passport without any ...
Ginuciai 23rd & 24th.
I had two glorious nights staying at a guesthouse run by a little old lady Rita. She cooked us authentic Lithuanian home grown food from her garden. We stayed in a lovely old, warm house in which the floorboards creaked and the plumbing came right from the lake, so yep every shower smelled of swamp water, but it was rustic and that added to the charm. Besides we were in a glorious national park with a lake at our back door filled with fish, ducks ...
We are on a real campsite, one where we can get out the chairs and not be surrounded by trucks.
Kempingas Zarasai. The owner is charming and although has no English is very friendly.
Lithuania is incredibly clean and lakes every where. Completely different from the picture painted by a Lithuanian chap that stayed on the campsite with us last winter.
Latvia is almost the same although we only ...
... in the kitchen cooking breakfast and they were very careful not to disclose the secrets of their omelette technique.
We jumped a train from Ignalina back to Vilnius where we changed our left of Lita into Polish Zloty. Then another train to Sestokai on the Lithuanian/Polish border. The rail gauge is different after the border so we changed to one last train for the remaining 6 hour journey from Seskotai to Warsaw. Interesting historical note on why ...
... ourselves for a while.
On the drive out of Zarasai, there were plenty of hitch-hikers - black-clad and scary looking. Our car was stuffed full, but we still managed to fit a couple of lads in, with Saskia and Eartha sitting on their knees. After they left us in Utena, we picked up another one for a few km.
Two minutes after we'd dropped him off, we saw a bloke in a suit hitching. We both shrugged and drove on by. Sorry, we only pick up hitchers that look mad, bad and ...
Other places to stay in Zarasai
Baznycios 1, Salakas, Zarasai | Hotelfrom $19