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Basketball on the town hall square  
   

Basketball on the town hall square

Hard core fans, which I wasn't warmly-dressed enough to be one of, watched both semifinal games outside in the September air. I wouldn't've gotten this close during USA-Lithuania, though!
Today, we are all Lithuanians!

September 11th 2010
Being a tourist in the capital city of a very small country, if anything whatsoever is happening in the whole country, bam! you're in the middle of it. It's cool. To grip the entire vast, diverse USA in any shared national experience takes a huge, crazy, usually unpleasant thing. But not here. Fun stuff gets to be a shared national experience too! Which is timely, because I've been thinking ... read more
Europe » Lithuania » Vilnius

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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