Snapshots from Juodkrante and Vidas' Birthday (Birstonas, Lithuania) March 21st 2008 Just a couple of snapshots from two other weekend excursions: the first to Juodkrante, a small fisherman's village on the Curonian Spit, and the second to Birstonas, a town not far from Prienei that, in Soviet Times and still today, was and is known for its hotel spas. It is right on the Nemunas River, the largest river in Lithuania. ... read more
Europe » France » Languedoc-Roussillon » Montpellier Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
Last summer I was playing baseball in Lithuania, coaching in Moscow, hitching through Bavaria, and working construction in the South of France. Who knows what this summer will bring.
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