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Trakai Castle, Lithuania  
   

Trakai Castle, Lithuania

The Gothic castles are built of red brick, quite a shock when used to stone built British castles. They look so new, but having said that much has been rebuilt in recent years
Polish border to Hook of Holland - further than it looks on the map.

August 3rd 2019
14th July - 3rd August 2019 After a quick look at Trakai castle we crossed over from Lithuania to Poland. Jim had identified a national park camping spot on his phone and recorded the approximate co-ordinates where the pin seemed to be and we headed there. It was a very quiet rural area with only the odd small house dotted along the beautiful, slow flowing river of crysta ... read more
Europe » Netherlands » South Holland » Gorinchem

Dutch Flag The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed in 1815. In 1830 Belgium seceded and formed a separate kingdom. The Netherlands remained neutral in World War I, but suffered invasion and occupation by Germany in World War II. A modern, industrialized natio... ... read more
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