Zarasai Agricultural School Water Sports Centre
Travel Blogs from Zarasai
So, in case you hadn't guessed, Linda has done all the blog entries since we left. This in part because I'm not attempting it on my phone and at last have access to a library computer and time to use it. It seems there are no library cut-backs in Lithuania!
Yet another lovely day today, even hotter than yesterday. We both ended up in shorts, which we think was a shock to the locals who are mostly still in warm coats. We ...
... the lake district. We tried to make sense of it, and grabbed a passing couple, who did their best to help. However they got called away and we realised there was a long limousine outside with a bride and groom getting out. Oops, we had almost interrupted a wedding! After Rick went to check on what the internet had told us was a youth hostel, but turned out to be a sport and cultural centre, we decided to check out the two places we'd seen on ...
... was definitely still on my bucket list. So on a long weekend (Tuesday was Lācpleša Diena, more on that in my next blog) I invited myself to Sophie's home - and she in turn invited me to an early Thanksgiving Dinner party at one of her American friend's.
The funny thing about America and Americans is that I feel like I know just about everything about them - I speak their language, I eat their food, I watch their movies - without ever ...
... called as well "Dyneburg", in Latvia . I decided to do the trip towards the Russian border in two half stretches, instead of one long one.
Yesterday I booked this "Hotel Erfolg", (strange Name?) over the internet for 10 euros.
Now I am waiting in their so called hotel ...
... They had beer and food and were more than happy to share. One of them even gave me a lift to my hostel! The views were also pretty nice. Lithuania is very picture-postcard scenic with little stations and houses right next to the tracks. Saint Petersburg has an amazing railway graveyard (not a museum as far as I could gather, just a dumping ground for outdated railway stuff). No pictures of either of those ...
Other places to stay in Zarasai
Baznycios 1, Salakas, Zarasai | Hotelfrom $19