A knife on my throat and an attempted robbery

This is a personal story. And not a good one. I was in the outskirts of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, with an Italian friend. We were going to a friend's house for our last party-weekend in Lithuania. It was around 9pm on Friday and even though the bus wasn't full there were people inside. … Continue reading A knife on my throat and an attempted robbery

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That time I went to the hospital with the police (and my backpack lost)

AKA: How to end up badly a 21-days trip AKA: A funny story to tell Country: Lithuania and Poland Places: Warsaw - Vilnius - Visaginas - Zarasai Time: 18th and 19th of August 2018 In a sentence: damn it!! Everything started in a hostel in Warsaw Saturday 18 August 2018, in the morning. I was … Continue reading That time I went to the hospital with the police (and my backpack lost)

Volunteering in Lithuania, summing up (eng – ita)

This article is written in English and Italian (scroll down) - Questo articolo è scritto in inglese e italiano (scorri in basso) Labas (it means hello 🙂 ) Reactions Reactions of friends and relatives for the announcement of my imminent departure: Me: “I’ll go to Lithuania for 9 months to volunteer” A: “Lithuania? To do … Continue reading Volunteering in Lithuania, summing up (eng – ita)

The oldest tree in Europe (supposly)

Country: Lithuania Region: Stelmužė Manor park Places: Zarasai – forests – lakes – oldest oak – roads – car Time: 18th of March In a sentence: Astonishing lithuanian nature “Stelmuzes azuolas” is my destination for this day. It means “Stelmuze oak” and “Stelmuze” is the name of the oak. I’m in Lithuania for a week … Continue reading The oldest tree in Europe (supposly)