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]
Date: May 30th 2011
Trakai, the Island Castle.
The first time I saw pictures of Trakai I said to myself, "This is one place Nancy and I must visit!". It was so lovely it was hard to believe there was such a place on earth. Today my dream came true.
The best way to go to Trakai is by public bus. There are frequent buses that leave from the main station and ar ... read more