Aukštumala Cognitive Trail
The Aukštumala Cognitive Trail is a mysterious place where travelers have a rare opportunity to get acquainted with the swamp and learn about its characteristic plants and animals, see the landscape, experience the unique beauty of such an environment. It is one of the few remaining shelters for some extremely rare animals and plants. Occupying a l
The mound of Ekete: It's where the warriors lived!
Here is some travel advice to those who dare to explore the depths of Lithuania. I'm not saying there is something wrong with partying all day and all night at the craziest clubs and pubs in Vilnius or baking in the sun on one of the golden beaches of Neringa. It's perfectly fine. However, if you want to taste the essence of this ancient land, you
Hanging bridges of the Minija River
The difference between standard bridges and hanging ones is that hanging bridges are moving. When you try to cross them it feels like they are alive. The Minija River is 202-kilometer long and it has a few of these beauties. While my daughter was having some fun time with her dad, I visited 4 of them. All of these bridges are located in Klaipėda co
Lithuania: The ancient mound of Apuolė
SUMMER AND WINTER The ancient mound of Apuolė is located in Apuolė village, Lithuania. More than a thousand years ago Apuolė belonged to the Swedes, but residents got rid of them. Taking advantage of this the Danes attacked Apuolė but were defeated. In 853-845, Swedish King Olaf with a large army attacked a Curonian town called Apulia protected by
Mosėdis: The Museum of Rare Stones & The garden of Intas
Long story short, Mosėdis is a town in Western Lithuania that has just over 1 thousand residents. It is 17km away from my hometown Narvydžiai, 17.4km from Lenkimai, 52.6km from Palanga, and 15.9km from the ancient Mound of Apuole, places my husband and I have mentioned before. Tour guides like to introduce Mosėdis as 'the Capital of Stones'. The
Undiscovered Lithuania: Embracing the Nature!
As strange as it may sound, nothing feels as cozy as the good old tent. I remember when my husband and I lived in Denmark for over 6 months. We stayed in a big old house with nine bedrooms, but something did not feel right. One evening Tautvydas and I decided to spend a night in the garden under the stars. Never felt better... Nights here are cold.
Lithuanian wooden architecture: The remains of the last century
This 'Klėtelė' is located a few kilometers away from the town of Lenkimai. Word 'klėtelė' is just one of the old ways to say 'little barn'. This particular one is quite special as it used to be a part of now dilapidated homestead, which belonged to the parents of famous Lithuanian historian, writer and educator Simonas Daukantas. Simonas was born i
Narvision: The sea of sow thistles
You might have two questions: where is this Harry-Potter-sounding place called Narvision located and how the heck did she find the drone controller after filming herself in such a wast field. Short answer: officially such name of a place doesn't exist and no, I could not find the drone controller. Well, at least for a while... The real name of the