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Three Capitals of Lithuania Trakai Kernave Vilnius
"Once you are picked up by your guide at your accommodation you will head to Gediminas tower in Vilnius - to take a look at the old town of Vilnius. Later you will stroll in the old town. Then you will head to Kernave the first Lithuanian capital located 40 minutes drive from Vilnius. On the way it is possible to visit the Cognitive Walkway of Dukstos Oak-Wood. Upon reaching Kernave (a medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and today a tourist attraction and an archaeological site) you archaeology museum and hand-made souvenirs shop. Afterwards you will head to Trakai with possible stops at view-point of Neris river-bank or Uztrakis mansion. Trakai prides a magical castle located on an island. You will be able to visit castle museum
From EUR125.00
 
Vilnius Private Tour to The Hill of Crosses Near Siauliai
"Visit the Hill of Crosses near Siauliai where the Pope John Paul II held the most highly attended mass in the country during his visit to Lithuania in 1993. It is believed that the first crosses were placed here just after the 1831 uprising and today the hill is home to thousands of all different sizes and colours. Interspersed amongst the crosses are traditional Lithuanian koplytstulpis - wooden figures - and magnificent stone statues of Christ.""""Discover Siauliai's remarkable Hill of Crosses on a private tour from Vilnius. Just a short drive north of Siauliai the Hill of Crosses is home to thousands of crosses left by pilgrims over the centuries."title=Private+Tour+to+The+Hill+of+Crosses+near+Siauliai+Highlights&1=Private+Tour+to+The+Hill+of+Crosses+near+Siauliai&2=Discover+the+vast+history+behind+The+Hill+of+Crosses&3=Explore+Lithuania%27s+important+places+of+pilgrimage
From EUR80.00
 
Private Kaunas and Pazaislis Monastery Tour
"The M.K Ciurlionis Art Gallery and the Devil's Museum are nearby. Philosophical pictures by the Lithuanian artist and composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis (1875-1911) and some rather amusing devils will make your visit to Kaunas really unforgettabl culture and industry.Also you'll visit Pazaislis Monastery of the 18th century. In the last years it became the Center of Culture. Because of its perfect acoustics many concerts take place there in Summer.""""Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania and lies within 100 kilometers of Vilnius. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Nemunas and Neris. Kaunas is charming not only for its historical buildings green parks but it is well known for its museums counted over twenty with all their branches."
From EUR70.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Skemiai

Skemiai itself

I parked my car on a shoulder by a road sign Skemiai. There was nothing interesting and great there. Just country landscape, meadows, cows...There were no parking lots (not mention rest areas) along...
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Sep 26, 2004

Along highway 144

I drove highway 144 in June 2004. First I drove from Kaunas northwards A1 (E67), the main international north-south highway of the Baltic states. It was called Via Baltica and run from Poland...
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Sep 25, 2004

Can you see that chain?

Grazing lands along highway 144 were never fenced. Instead, each cow was chained to the ground with longer or shorter, metal chain. Do European Union with its numerous so called "animal's right...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004

Black and white cows

Most of Lithuanian cows along highway 144 were black and white. In contrast to, say, Texas cows, they were grazing in small groups. Sometimes I could see even single individuals. Didn't they like any...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004

Lithuanian horseman ?

Besides cows, I saw horses grazing on meadows along highway 144. They were fewer than cows and I didn't see any horsemen or horsewomen (riders) there. Instead I saw a cart full of hay drawn by single,...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004

Lithuanian cowgirl ?

I saw a few times in Lithuania cows which were milked with hands by local older women. The Lithuanian cowgirls were often dressed with colorful, local headscarfs. Was it a sign of ecological or poor...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004
 
 
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Cow's numbers and passports

Each cow, I saw in Lithuania, had yellow, quite large plaque with a number fixed to an ear. Well, why were they fixed to both ears of each cow?Since Lithuania joined European Union on May 1, 2004, all...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004

Never ending meadows

There were never ending green (in June) meadows along highway 144 close to Skamiai. It was flat and agricultural area of Lithuania. There were small groups of cows and... horses grazing. No traffic,...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004

On the beaten path but...

I met this cart full of hay on the beaten path, driving highway 144, close to Kedainiai. But it was off the beaten path in Europe and in Lithuania as well, in the 21th century (2004). Driving like...
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matcrazy1
Sep 25, 2004

Snow in June?

I saw this white, huge mountain, on my picture, on the left side of highway 144 on the way from Kaunas towards Sialuai close to Kedainiai. It looked like natural mountain covered by snow. But in real...
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Sep 25, 2004
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