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The Bicycle Diaries - from Lithuania across Belarus into Russia

August 16th 2009
Day 1 Arrive Kaunas, Lithuania, night time. Ask young man in airport shop where to get bus to town centre. He smiles and replies in English. Very un-Soviet - in Russia would have had head bitten off for daring to ask such a question. Ask minivan driver in car park which stop to wait at. Jumps out of van and walks me over to right one. Town centre cleaner and roads better quality than most places ... read more
Europe » Belarus

Belarusian Flag After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a ... ... read more
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