Sunday, July 13, 2008

Last days in Lithuania

Comrades! In the Republic of Uzupis there resides numerous bohemians, which insures interesting cultural expressions. This enclave of Vilnius has its on mayor, currency, and constitution, all legitimate and illegitimate. It allows you to be who ever you are, no questions asked! This hedgehog arrived and was welcomed during a concert by Swedish musicians-artists. Recycling is an option in Lithuania as well as building straw bale structures. Edita (pictured with moi) is director of Straw bale Building Association, an organization promoting straw structures throughout Baltic countries. Other photos are of the Trakai Castle, first built in 1321, destroyed by Germans during war time and later rebuilt for tourist.

Monday, July 7, 2008

Wild Berries in the Lithuanian Forest

This ancient lake has deposits of white clay which residents use to condition and cleanse their skin. Blue berries and stawberries are abundant in the neighboring forests. Numerous people pick and sell along frequented areas, such as bus stops and roadways.