‘Planted here since the 14th century, the crosses were bulldozed by the Soviets, but each night people crept past soldiers and barbed wire to plant more, risking their lives or freedom to express their national and spiritual fervour’
Craig being a cross at the Hill of Crosses
Our leisurely 10k cycle around Trakai, it turned out to be a 45km trek in the heat after we got lost….
Drinks overlooking the castle.
At Trakai castle.
Day 7 of me being ill – not a happy sightseer in Vilnius.
Grutus Park – soviet and marxist statues were relocated here from parks and squares all over Lithuania.
What we didn’t realise about Grutus Park is that it is also a bizarre and rather sad zoo.