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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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Apr152016

More impressions of Vilnius, Lithuania

Travel articles I found indicated few negative comments from travelers about Vilnius, Lithuania. The city ranks high for health and safety, low for cost of living, and near the lowest priced place in Europe for hotel rates. My first indication of the cost of living in Vilnius was the 1 EUR bus fare from Vilnius…

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Apr092016

Photo Walk around Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius is a city where I feel no hesitation having my camera out snapping photos. On the plus side the rain forecasts each day have mostly not happened. On the down side for photography are the skies have been cloudy every afternoon, so my photos are a bit dark. Bike lanes in Vilnius tend to…

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Apr082016

Greetings from Vilnius, Lithuania

The general response when telling friends we were traveling to Lithuania was “What’s there?” Aside from some inexpensive hotels, I really was not sure what we would find. The fact that Americans have little general knowledge of Lithuania is in part due to low tourism. Only around 20,000 U.S. travelers visit Vilnius each year. Vilnius…

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