Driving to China (ish) - Day 5 May 5th 2015 Day 5 - Gizycko to Palanga
The day before, on leaving Wolfsschanze, we had noticed signs for another smaller bunker that also promised the chance to see a U-boat and a V-2 rocket. It was close to our rented apartment in Gizycko, so we headed there in the morning before our 7 hour drive to the Lithuanian beach resort of Palanga.
Now called Mauerwald, it was set up as a basic museum, with shop ... read more
Europe » Lithuania » Palanga 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