Travel Blogs from Navahradak
... ones, small ones and ones of various denomination - Catholic (in predominance), Lutheran, Orthodox - and some not used as churches anymore ie part of the university. All was clean and well maintained with informative plaques in Lithuanian (presumably!) and English describing what, whose church it was and who built it and what it was used for during the Soviet era.
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... annexed part of Russia. Both countries require visas and I had neither, which wasn't originally the plan. Back when I first devised the approximate route through Europe I had included a trip through Minsk and a few days in St. Petersburg a little later on. But the Belarusian consulate rules state that a person applying for a visa must use the consulate in their home country (I was still in Australia at the time) which would mean I'd have to fly back to the UK just to procure ...
New piece of info:
L'expression 'avoir du pain sur la planch' signifie la situation quand le personne a beaucoup de choses a faire (trop beaucoup de traveaux, de devoir a rendre).
L'origine: Au 19e siecle le tribunal distribuait les rations du pain aux accuses. Mais pour s'acquitter ils devraient faire des longues peines be travaux. Intéressante, est-ce vrai?
Here's the condensed plan of my trip:
1) Get into the national taekwondo team and win the EU Championship (Minsk, april 2014).
a) bring back my sportive form (stamina & speed & agility):
- every-day trainings (starting from 1,5-2 hours a day) during the remained 10 days of the holliday. (since 2 september, i'll be back in my favourite gym in Minsk training with the team, урааа:)
... way? No. Does it require so much of your energy to think so? No. So it's simple. At first sight. The real difficulty appears when you need to accept that idea and believe in you being in that state, being a champion. When you accept that you accept a completely new picture of yourself, you shoulder the responsibility for the consequences. You ask yourself: what does a real champion do? He trains every day pushing himself to the limit. Can I do that? The answer to ...