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The Final Leg – Lithuania to the English Channel

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The Semi Final Leg – Lithuania to the English Channel

A Schloss with evil eyes near Dresden in Saxony east Germany

Several thousand kilometres later after leaving Lithuania since the previous blog, we have finally again arrived on the English Channel in France at Dunkirk! Due both to rather poor Internet connections over the past few weeks and general laziness…

Lithuania

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Vilnius Lithuania

 
We were blessed with perfect weather of 28*C throughout our all too brief sojourne through Lithuania- but we have to keep moving unfortunately.

Sunset over the lake at Ignalina Lithuania

Lithuania strikes as somewhat wealthier and more advanced than its neighbour Latvia (more like Estonia) – and the lake area near Aukstaitija National Park was exceptionally beautiful.…

From Klaipedia (Lithuania) to Tartu (Estonia)

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Neringa

The whole night it poured. We sail on to Neringa, a peninsula off the coast. The “almost piece” is located in Kaliningrad (Russia); without Russian visa can therefore only accessible by boat. We need € 40 (return) for a crossing of five minutes. The Baltic countries are not exactly cheap and everything is focused on toersisten you pay the prize.The peninsula is full…

Vilnius-Klaipéda

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We take the bus to the city. Memories of the communist era are much more visible than in Poland here. Here we see everywhere the gray, poorly maintained flats, they usually had at least a tan in Poland. The people seem different in dealing: the bus is silent and everyone stares ahead, count the cashiers in stores off without books or bah and…