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Clive Moss | profile | all galleries >> Travel Pics >> Eastern Europe - July 2004 >> Remembrance - Lithuania >> Thursday/Friday -- Joining the Group in Vilnius >> Getting to know Vilnius tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

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Getting to know Vilnius

We had some time to explore Vilna before meeting up with the group.
We took a bus tour...
We took a bus tour...
...and met up with the our first group member
...and met up with the our first group member
The narrative was interesting -- when we could hear it!
The narrative was interesting -- when we could hear it!
A rare rear view
A rare rear view
From the bus we saw the only active synagogue in Vilnius...
From the bus we saw the only active synagogue in Vilnius...
...it was closed by a dispute between the Chabad movement and the local community
...it was closed by a dispute between the Chabad movement and the local community
We strolled around the city center
We strolled around the city center
Hilda found a milliner
Hilda found a milliner
The workshop was on the premises
The workshop was on the premises
The open air market sold the usual trinkets of amber.
The open air market sold the usual trinkets of amber.
American brands abound
American brands abound
We lost our way and came across this
We lost our way and came across this
We had dinner at a restaurant with odd taste in art
We had dinner at a restaurant with odd taste in art
Lithuania was one of the last countries to give up the pagan religion
Lithuania was one of the last countries to give up the pagan religion