A photo from Gruto Parkas, June 2009. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin & Me…
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We visited this observatory to collect Ilona (a cousin of V’s) a few days ago. Unfortunately the car refused to start due to electrical problems and we spent a couple of hours drinking coffee and waiting in the entrance shop, didn’t get a chance to do the tour even. Looks interesting.
A photo taken from a cafe in UÅ¾upis. Oli is doing everything possible to climb up onto the railing and look at the river below. Audrone, Oli, Albertas. June 2009.
A few photos of Oli’s Lithuanian christening, June 2009.
Oli grabbing the priests book, it was either that or the candle he was trying to take, the whole event was quite interesting for him. The priest was good natured about it and mentioned that Oli might one day become a priest himself. Simonas pictured holding Oli [...]
A theme park based on the statues recovered from the Soviet era.
You can walk around this open air park wondering at how many statues of Lenin were actually made, quite a high number I’m guessing. Also there is a restaraunt where you can order traditional soviet era cuisine and a few museums where you can [...]
A family picture from in front of Trakai castle June 2009. The first visit to Lithuania for Oli, Mum & Belinda.
We had lunch at the excellent Kybynlar restaraunt and then walked around the castle pushing a pram. Trakai at one point was the capital of Lithuania and was obviously a strong defensive location for a [...]