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Simon Dach Statue in Klaipeda  
   

Simon Dach Statue in Klaipeda

Onto new shores (Klaipeda, Lithuania)

April 16th 2008
(Day 12 on the road) From Berlin I took the train up to the island of Ruegen in the north of Germany, and from there I caught a ferry to Klaipeda in Lithuania. The ferry ride was smooth. The only time a bit of action arose when I decided to burn a piece of paper in my cabin. The crew of the vessel were not amused at all about this, as I soon found out when about seven crew-members appea ... read more
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Lithuanian Flag Independent between the two World Wars, Lithuania was annexed by the USSR in 1940. On 11 March 1990, Lithuania became the first of the Soviet republics to declare its independence, but Moscow did not recognize this proclamation until September of 199... ... read more
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