Sunset in Melnragė

Beautiful sunset on the shoreline of a beautiful beach. The view was son calm that we forgot that our feet were freezing.

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Promenade in the Curonian Spit

Last week we went with our mentor and a lithuanian volunteer to this 98 km long island inscribed in the UNESCO. Curonian Spit has the particularity to be between territory of Russia and Lituania. map spit

We took a Ferry boat in Klaipeda that can also carry cars and  bikes,  it only takes 10 minutes to reach the island.

After this little crossing we started walking in a pine forest on a hilly trail very suitable for bikes.

There were also some students from Turkey,  Azerbaijan  and Russia with us. We talked a bit to know each other. Continue reading

What’s the Dutch Cap?

The Dutch Cap, or in lithuanian Olando Kepure, is a 24 meters high hill located on the seaside region of Pajurio Regional Park. For its geologic properties it can be called a bluff, a kind of cliff with different sediments who never remain still: the aquifers inside the Cap make its composition unstable, and the erosion forces the cliff to keep moving east; this means that one day it will become higher and further from the sea.

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