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Tue
28
Sep '10

Rezekne, Latvia

Driving, driving, driving.  On our way back to Latvia we visited Aukstaltijos National Park and went on a hike.  It was a very nice change of pace and I don’t think I’ve ever seen so many mushrooms in one place.  If I haven’t mentioned it already, people in the Baltics are big on foraging for […]

Mon
27
Sep '10

Vilnius, Lithuania, Day 2

Standard drill (which is fine, I’m not complaining).  City Tour followed by wandering about on our own.   This city tour was a bit different though, we actually drove around to parts of town outside the Old Town before heading off on foot.  We began at an overlook with great views of the city, and much […]

Sun
26
Sep '10

Kaunas and Vilnius, Lithuania

Ah, Radisson hotels, how comfy are thy beds and how nice are thy rooms.  Thy showers leave something to be desired, however.  The tiny lip around the floor and the slow drain made what should have been one shower four.  Get wet, turn the water off so it doesn’t flood the bathroom, wait for the […]

Sat
25
Sep '10

Curonian Spit and Kaunas, Lithuania

A quick ferry ride and we were on the Curonian Spit, off the coast of Lithuania.  It’s 97 kilometers long but only half of that is Lithuanian land, the other half is Russian (why does Russia have a little disconnected piece of land sitting there?  Not just the spit but an actual chunk of land […]

Fri
24
Sep '10

Welcome to Lithuania

Bye Bye Riga, Hello Lithuania.  First stop, Rundale Palace (which is pronounced Run-dahl-ay).  I may not like museums but I sure do like palaces!  Well I like walking through restored palaces.  They’re fascinating and this one was no exception.  It’s evidently one of the only ones not hit by a bomb during WWII.  It was […]