Tag Archives: Uzupis

Locks of Love

On the bridges that connect Užupis with the rest of Vilnius, there are hundreds of locks. Couples write their names on the lock, then attach it to the bridge and throw away the key. Some may find this romantic. – I … Continue reading

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What do Love Locks say about your Relationship?

Why do people use love locks as a symbol for their relationship? They symbolize lack of freedom. Prisoners and kidnapped children are rotting behind doors closed with locks like these. You use them for your basement to store stuff that you never need anymore, but … Continue reading

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A Bed on the Roof

Yesterday when I visited Užupis (more about this part of Vilnius later), I spotted two houses which both had an old bedframe on the roof. Is this used as kind of an antenna? Or is it the place for the … Continue reading

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