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Private Grutas Park Tour: The Park of Soviet Sculptures from Vilnius
"Monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs displayed were erected in majority of Lithuanian cities and towns during the Soviet period.The collection of the museum consists of monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs of ""heroes"" of the Soviet period symboli reflects manipulation of the facts of history and shows the distorted memory of the history.""""Discover a remarkable collection of Soviet-era sculptures on a 6-hour private tour of Grutas Park. As the Lithuanian independence movement toppled Soviet statues across the country many were transported to this 50-acre (20-hectare) garden also known as ‘Stalin’s World.’ Walk between the park’s poignant ‘spheres’ whose themes include totalitarianism
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Private Grutas Park Tour: The Park of Soviet Sculptures
Monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs displayed were erected in majority of Lithuanian cities and towns during the Soviet period."""The collection of the museum consists of monumental sculptures and bas-reliefs of ""heroes"" of the Soviet period symbolizing brutality and absurdity of the Soviet system and occupation reflects manipulation of the facts of history and shows the distorted memory of the history."title=Private+Grutas+Park+Tour+-+The+Park+of+Soviet+Sculptures+Highlights&1=Private+tour+of+Grutas+Park&2=Discover+the+history+behind+Lithuania%27s+sculptures&3=Learn+about+Lithuania+during+the+Soviet+period&4=Explore+many+of+the+parks+Soviet+Sculptures"""Vilnius
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Private Open-Air Folk Life Museum of Rumsiskes Tour from Vilnius
"You can see all four areas of Lithuania as they looked 100 years ago. The museum displays about 80000 exhibits - some of the houses and implements were actually moved here from their original locations.In the summer months you may even see workers in the fields dressed in original costumes and children singing songs while weaving wreaths of flowers. F"""Experience Lithuania’s heritage on a private 6-hour tour of Rumsiskes’ open-air folk life museum and see history come to life in a historic village. Depart from your Vilnius hotel and travel in an air-conditioned minivan with your personal guide. Walk through the museum’s four ‘regions’ which include detailed reconstructions of traditional homes and workshops
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More Transportation in Kalvarija

Where to fuel up?

Just in case you want to save on petrol/gas... the prices in Poland and Lithuania were the same or almost the same in June 2004. Before Lithuania was less expensive :-(. The first Lithuanian...
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Jul 28, 2004

From Poland

Lithuania borders with Poland on Poland's northeast corner. The border is only 91 km (56.5 mi) long. Under Soviet regime (till 1991) there were no border crossing points between Poland and Lithuania....
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Jul 22, 2004

Take a bus

I noticed numerous bus stops along highway 134 from Kalvarija to Lazdijai. I was really surpriced to see some bus stops put in the middle of nowhere that was among fields with no houses around like...
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matcrazy1
Jul 22, 2004

Speed limits (new 50 km/h)

When I crossed border from Poland to Lithuania in Budzisko - Kalvarija, I saw this table on my picture, with speed limits for passanger cars given.The speed limit 50 km/h in urban areas is quite new...
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Jul 11, 2004
 
 
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