Vilnius - final days April 7th 2009 The last two days were going to be dedicated to last minute errands, shopping, walking, and general winding down before the trip back.
Friday morning we decided to check out both open-air markets, the one by the train station, and one on Kalvariju. The former was smaller. The main hall had mostly produce merchants and the adjacent hallways housed clothes and tchochke peddlers. My attempt to ta ... read more
Europe » Lithuania » Vilnius 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