Vilnius no 2 – Literary Street

“I wander pensively on your streets, And I sit on stones in old alleys, The walls speak to me with a familiar voice And I talk with their souls about long time dead. “ This fragment of Artur Oppman’s beautiful poem (translated by me) perfectly reflects my feelings while walking around Vilnius. I was in…

Vilnius no 1 – Uzupis Republic

When I first saw the name of the Republic Uzupis, I thought that it was some self-styled, usurpatory  authority and partly I was right, but the word Uzupis, in this case, means ”on the other side of the river” because it lays on the other bank of river Vilnia. It used to be the poorest working…

Balloon flight in Lithuania

  Last year in Lithuania… It took a long time before we broke away from the ground. Some of us had to wait in a lying position, I was lucky enough to climb when the balloon was in vertical position. I could take pictures of my friends; they looked like nicely flat sardines in a…

My Kent – Scotney Castle

For last 15 years, I have lived in Kent, in one of the most beautiful counties of England,  a place where beauty intertwines with history, where the views are breathtaking, in the gardens of England. Even though I am not English, I loved this place with all my heart,  therefore, from time to time I…

Etretat- beautiful town

In the previous text, I showed you the Normandy coast in the area of ​​Etretat, and today I would like to invite you for a walk around the town. It is simply wonderful, small streets and old colorful houses create a fairytale-like atmosphere. Once it served as a fishing village, but in the nineteenth century,…

Dreamlike coast in France.

The white coast is mostly associated with Great Britain. Shining in the sun, ragged chalk cliffs are the first thing tourists see in the distance when arriving by ferry. But the French coast of Normandy can really catch up. I even have a theory that once these two parts were connected, and not just by…