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Pretty houses

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] There were many pretty houses in Nida in Lithuania. I was not expecting this, so it was a very pleasant surprise. They were wooden houses  in red or blue with white windowsills…

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Dune

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] Nida is the main town in Curonian Spit in Lithuania which is listed as a World Heritage. At the south end of the town there is a dune which goes on to…

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To Nida

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] The south end of Lithuanian side of Curinian Spit which stretches from north to south is Nida. If you go a bit more south it becomes Russia. Nida used to be a…

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Endless beach

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] In Smiltyne in Curonian Spit, a World Heritage site in Lithuania, our carriage took us to this beach facing the Baltic Sea. Spit is the sand accumulated land, so the sandy beach…

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By carriage

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] Klaipeda in Lithuania where we stayed this time faces Curonian Spit separated by the narrow sea. Cronian Spit is the long narrow spit, a land of accumulated sand. Apparently the length is…

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Dane River

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] The key of Klaipeda’s development is the ice-free port at the mouth of Dane River in Lithuania. We saw many colourful containers from our window at the hotel. Germans and Lithuanians both…

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Ann from Tharau

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] There is an old town in Klaipeda in Lithuania where there are rows of mid 18th century houses. The stones on the pavement are so uneven that it was difficult to walk…

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Castle museum

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ]  The first place we visited in Klaipeda in Lithuania was the Castle Museum. It was full of history of the city. The castle was founded by Teutonic Knights in 1252 and the…

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From Palanga Airport to Klaipeda

Miranda

[ Sept.2014 ] We visited Lithuania for the first time at the end of September. We did not go to Vilnius, the capital, but went to Klaipeda which is on the Baltic coast. We had…

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