Lithuania

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Jul092017

Sculpture in Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda, Lithuania impressed me as a place that would be a fun Baltic seaport town for a couple days in summer. Though, the deal for me is I was in Klaipeda during the first week of April. The presence of white storks in treetop nests around the early spring countryside were some of the most…

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May132017

Carefree Alus in Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas was unknown to me as the train pulled into a smoke stack covered cityscape with metal waste yards below the elevated level of the railroad tracks. The industrial sites seemed too near the east side of the Neman River for a healthy environment and not too many miles from the main train station. Kaunas is…

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Apr222017

IHG Point Breaks Brno and Vilnius trip reports

Two of the hotels on the next April 24-July 31, 2017 IHG Point Breaks list for 5,000 points reward nights are hotels I stayed on Point Breaks awards since 2015. Bookings will be allowed at Point Breaks rates beginning Monday April 24. Holiday Inn Brno, Czechia My trip report on Brno Sep 2015. Impressions of…

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Apr102017

Images of Lithuania

On my second trip to Lithuania I am even more impressed by how widely English is spoken. During six days wandering through Vilnius, Kaunas and Klaipeda, only once did I ask a local a question in English that was not understood. I was asking which beer types were light pilsner/lager and the waitress did not…

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