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
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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Tagged autumn, forest, gera širdžiai, life on the edge of the forest, Lithuania, little joys, mushrooms, nature, photo blog, photos, scraps, shrooms, Vilnius, weekend, woods
Quite unexpectedly today I’ve got a day off. Originally I was supposed to show up at work after lunch, so was only planning on getting some extra hours of sleep, but then my boss called in to tell I could … Continue reading
There was never any lack of fresh eggs, veggies or just jars with various canned/dried goods in our home when I was a kid. How could there be?! Both pairs of grandparents kept not so small farms after all, so … Continue reading
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Tagged apple pie, at home, autumn, baking, down the memory lane, everyday, food, gera širdžiai, little joys, personal favorites, pie
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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
Tagged camping, car trip, Cold War, Cold War museum, Kretinga, Kretinga manor, Kretinga winter garden, Kretingos dvaras, Kretingos žiemos sodas, Latvia, Lithuania, little joys, Nica Latvia, photo blog, photos, Plokštinė, Plokštinė missile base, Plokštinės raketų bazė, Plungė, Plungė manor, Plungės dvaras, Soviet missile base, summer, weekend, Žemaitija
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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
Tagged Auksinis berniukas, camping, campsites, car trip, Hill of Crosses, Kryžių kalnas, Lithuania, little joys, Pakruojis, Pakruojis manor, photo blog, photos, places to visit, Plateliai, summer, tents, tourism, travel, weekend, Šiauliai, Šiaulių lapė
We’ve spent the last weekend in our country house. Must say that these days I quite enjoy spending a weekend or two per whole summer there. But when I was a kid and a teenager, I wholeheartedly hated that place, … Continue reading