Tag Archives: Lithuania

Oh, Deer! Evacuation

You’re probably familiar with a popular superstition that a black cat crossing your path brings you bad luck? Well, but what if it’s a deer we’re talking about? ONE. I was out and about for my jogging (aka trotting) session … Continue reading

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Field of Forget Me Nots

I remember. I was just a kiddo, when history was happening all around me. As a second grader I’ve witnessed Lithuania declare it’s independence and its subsequent struggle to maintain this freedom as a Soviet monster wasn’t yet ready to … Continue reading

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Photo-shroom

Autumn is all about mushroom picking for the majority of Lithuanian population who can walk or crawl on their own to the nearest woods. Then a hunt for boletus, honey fungi, Saffron milk caps and other edible ‘shroom begin.

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Testimonies

There’s a small cemetery just right outside the village. It’s just like many other in the Lithuanian countryside – situated on a small hill, with plenty of shadows cast by trees, and with an ancient looking mossy stone wall around … Continue reading

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To and Fro: A Three Day Trip: Days 2 and 3

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After a night in the worst campsite I’ve been to ever we were in a hurry to leave. So we gulped our sandwiches as fast we could, packed our drenched tents, and off we went in search of some coffee, … Continue reading

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To and Fro: A Three Day Trip: Day One

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So after a long and careful planning a time to go to Lithuania’s Žemaitija region and a bit of Latvian seaside finally has dawned. Come Friday morning we were up and ready for a three day car trip adventure (an … Continue reading

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Milestones of 100, 70, and 25

2014 is quite a special year. I’m a historian by education, though I’ve never worked a day as such. And I just can’t help but post this here now. 100yrs ago a war to end all wars aka WW1 began. … Continue reading

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