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

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)

26 things you don’t know about Lithuania

Hello everybody I wrote this article after almost 2 months living in Lithuania. There are some curiosities and details I discovered as a foreigner. Have fun 🙂 1 Lithuania is a completely flat land, so Lithuanians started to build artificial hills for telecommunications. 2 In Lithuania there is a joke about the salary of Lithuanians: … Continue reading 26 things you don’t know about Lithuania

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)