Tag Archives: Trakai

A Postcard from Trakai

Zur deutschen Fassung. I don’t remember exactly what year I moved to Lithuania. It must have been about ten years ago. But I do remember that it was on July 1st. Because in the same week, on July 6th, was … Continue reading

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Is this the Beginning or the End of the Journey?

(Seen and photographed in Trakai in Lithuania.)

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Trakai half marathon

On 12 May 2013, I participated in a half marathon at beautiful Trakai in Lithuania. There were four laps, 5 km each, around the small town and along the shoreline of the lakes. It was very well organised and it was … Continue reading

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Trakai Historical National Park

For my birthday yesterday, I visited Trakai Historical National Park which can easily be reached from Vilnius by bus or by train in 40 minutes. At the historic center of the park is Trakai town and the castle, for which … Continue reading

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A Place to Smoke Cigars in Trakai

Today, during my day trip to Trakai in Lithuania, I saw this sign: My Lithuanian is still very bad, but I am sure that “cigarų klubas”, the second sign from the top, means “cigar club”. However, I had already found a … Continue reading

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