Le Meridien Vilnius
Travel Blogs from Vilnius
... spiral staircases for the view, and got the wits scared out of us when the bells went off.
After that, we went to a traditional Lithuanian food restaurant for cold beetroot soup and some microbrew. The food here will sound pretty familiar to anyone whose grandparents hail from Eastern Europe -- potato pancakes, meat pies, fare that's better suited to long winters than to hot summers. It was good, if a bit rich for the weather.
... side of the hill passing a natural amphitheatre which brought us out at the Neris river. We walked along the riverside before turning down to Cathedral square. Just off this we stopped at a Cafe Vero (Starbucks equivalent) for a well earned iced mango juice. Through the old streets we ventured once more to the restaurant of our first evening, "Cozy". We opted to sit inside for some much needed shade! Lunch was tasty and set us up for our walk to the far side of town. We first walked ...
... to the Red State. This act of thievery played into Hitler’s hands as now he had all the Jewish men, women and children where he wanted them and over the years that followed during the fighting he gave specific orders to murder all of them. All in all close to 200,000 Jews were murdered and a lot of the killings took place right in the ghettos we were visiting. The Ghettos were now a hive of activity, with little hotels, cafes and artistic shops opening up everywhere ...
... nuns etc. They must have been absolutely soaked.
The rain stopped as quickly as it had started, and we sat at a pavement cafe and watched a brass band concert in the square by the hotel,
Just at sunset, in our room by then, Hughie spotted four hot air balloons over the Old Town. He borrowed my diary/notebook to prop the camcorder on, promising it ...
I'm finally caught up on the updates, WOOOO!!! Yesterday, I went to Trakai!!! Before getting into the great trip details, I'm going to get two issues off my chest. First, the unorganized nature of the university. You don't go onto the trip's facebook page as someone in charge, when asked how much the trip will cost, and you reply "IT'S FREE!!!!!" This implies...wait for it...that you pay no out of pocket expenses. Thank you to my mom who ...
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